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Arthur Ashe commemorative issue

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A celebration of the life and legacy of the athlete, activist, world citizen and Richmond native

UR professor Lauranett Lee challenges students to step beyond their comfort zones. Read more

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Nonprofit leader George Banks believes students who do well in the sport can succeed in school. Read more

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Richmond Free Press’ managing editor continues the paper’s mission to serve the African-American community. Read more

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A social activist and community organizer focuses on access to housing, transit and nutrition. Read more

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Urban gardening advocate Duron Chavis works to connect people to their food sources. Read more

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The CEO of a national nonprofit organization helps girls become strong women. Read more

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The nonprofit My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond helps men become their best selves. Read more

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A husband and wife realty team works to improve African-American home ownership and financial literacy. Read more

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An Arthur Ashe Elementary grad establishes an after-school literacy program. Read more

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Educating the next generation of beauty professionals on running their businesses Read more

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HIV is no longer the death sentence it once was, and the face of the disease has changed over the decades. Read more

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The stories behind the ways we remember Arthur Ashe Read more

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By recalling Ashe’s voice, other sports figures are finding their own. Read more

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A Richmond transplant plants a flag for Ashe. Read more

NEWS & FEATURES

Arthur, Serena and the question of “serious” black tennis Read more

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A Richmond protégé recalls Ashe’s belief in him. Read more

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Arthur Ashe found his passion and purpose at Brook Field Park, which served a crucial role in Richmond’s black community. Why do so few know its story? Read more

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Ashe’s sister and the rest of the family keep his legacy alive. Read more

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An excerpt from Raymond Arsenault’s biography of the activist and tennis legend Read more

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A statue of tennis champion Arthur Ashe Jr. stands on Monument Avenue, but many don’t know about his life outside the lines. Read more

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