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Thu, 03.11.1948

The First Black Plays in an American Indoor Tennis Tournament

Reginald Weir

*On this date in 1948, the first Black played in a United States Indoor Lawn Tennis Association tournament.

Reginald Weir, a Black physician from New York City, played in what was then known as the USLTA (U.S. Lawn Tennis Association national championship tournament).

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The road run straight with no turning, the circle runs complete as it is in the storm of peace, the all embraced embracing in the circle complete turning road... BLACK PEOPLE: THIS IS OUR DESTINY by Amiri Baraka.
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