Day 8: Althea Gibson
First person of color (of either gender) to win a Grand Slam title in 1956, the first of the eleven she would win throughout her lifetime. Another graduate of an #hbcu, Althea Gibson graduated from Florida A&M University in 1953. #blackwomen #blackhistorymonth
Feb 8, 2013 / 21 notes

Day 8: Althea Gibson
First person of color (of either gender) to win a Grand Slam title in 1956, the first of the eleven she would win throughout her lifetime. Another graduate of an #hbcu, Althea Gibson graduated from Florida A&M University in 1953. #blackwomen #blackhistorymonth

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