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NPHC MR Supports Arthur Ashe Boulevard renaming

A member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. was not only a trailblazer as the first black tennis player selected to the United States Davis Cup team and the only black man ever to win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open, and the Australian Open, but a champion in activism and philanthropy. Ashe would co-found the National Junior Tennis League in 1969 to expose children to tennis who might not otherwise have opportunities to play while fostering a sense of discipline and attention to academics, actively campaigned against Apartheid, and founded the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health to help address issues of inadequate health care delivery to urban minority populations. Streets should reflect what and who we uphold and revere as a community. A native son of Richmond, Arthur Ashe's legacy is one the city can be proud of and should celebrate.

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