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

Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: HOME ON THE RANGE | US Open inspires the Next Generation

How often at night, when the heavens are bright | With the light of the glittering stars | Have I stood here amazed and asked as I gazed | If their glory exceeds this of ours — Dr. Brewster M. Higley, “My Western Home.” Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: HOME ON THE RANGE | 2017 US Open Tennis Championships inspires … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: HOME ON THE RANGE | US Open inspires the Next Generation

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

PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY | 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. South African Kevin Anderson will take on Rafeal Nadal. Check out a few photos and videos of the good 'Old Boy.' https://twitter.com/kwesesports/status/906403651341754368/photo/1 https://www.instagram.com/p/BI3DkNRA-Gw/?taken-by=realifetennis https://www.instagram.com/p/BYzuLXfh9Op/?taken-by=usopen https://www.instagram.com/p/BY0x9ucFVd6/?taken-by=kandersonatp https://www.instagram.com/p/BY0_zVkBYkJ/?taken-by=usopenContinue reading PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY | An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

Made In America: JAY-Z’s blueprint to ‘Roc’ the global business, culture of tennis

Busy curating the Budweiser Made In America Festival, preparing for his highly anticipated performance at the two-day music extravaganza in Philadelphia — featuring the Cause Village, a showcase of non-profit organizations led by the Shawn Carter Foundation to benefit the United Way and ACLU — JAY-Z had business at the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships to be concerned … Continue reading Made In America: JAY-Z’s blueprint to ‘Roc’ the global business, culture of tennis

Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: African-American men leading America’s tennis industry [2nd Edition]

The 2017 US Open Tennis Championships has crowned its 2017 Women’s Singles champion, Sloane Stephens, who walked away with the win over her good friend, Madison Keys. Tomorrow, Rafael Nadal will take on South Africa’s Kevin Anderson for the men’s crown. Celebrating the 20th year of hosting the finals in the wondrous Arthur Ashe Stadium, … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: African-American men leading America’s tennis industry [2nd Edition]