Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Rattler Kamau Murray latest to join list of Grand Slam coaches with HBCU roots | HuffPost

For more than a decade, Kamau Murray has committed himself to using the sport of tennis to empower, educate and inspire young people of Chicago. On Sunday, Murray joined a list of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) alum — including Dr. Robert Walter “Whirlwind” Johnson and John Wilkerson — that have gone on to become professional tennis coaches, … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Rattler Kamau Murray latest to join list of Grand Slam coaches with HBCU roots | HuffPost

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Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Anderson’s success serves as opportunity to highlight Africans’ contributions to tennis

“Sport has the power to change the world,” Nelson Mandela said addressing the first Laureus World Sports Awards Ceremony in Monaco, in 2000, the South African prisoner-turned-president provided supporting evidence to state his claim. “It has the power to inspire,” he said. “It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. Sport can create … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Anderson’s success serves as opportunity to highlight Africans’ contributions to tennis

An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

Later today in the 20-year-old Arthur Ashe Stadium, on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center campus, America’s second oldest major sporting event will come to a conclusion. A default ambassador of sport for his native South Africa — and the continent of Africa — 31-year-old Kevin Anderson will have a chance to write himself into … Continue reading An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis