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Transcript of Arthur Ashe
The man who changed tennis.
A biography by Ellie Benson
Arthur Ashe was the first African American person to win the U.S open and Wimbledon
Ashe was a strong advocate for African American rights, fighting against Apartheid.
Ashe died from AIDS in 1993 at age 50. He contracted AIDS from a blood transfusion when he got heart surgery in 1983.