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USA 2015, 83 minutes
Rating: [Exempt]
Genres: Documentary / History

Topics: Sport, African-American, Indigenous & Minority Cultures.


Aroview: PBS documentary account of the story of Althea Gibson, a truant from the tough streets of Harlem, who overcame extraordinary odds to becomes the queen of the highly segregated tennis world of the 1950's.

The first African-American to play and win at Wimbledon and Forest Hills was then shunned by the tennis establishment, before her fame thrust her unwillingly into the glare of the early Civil Rights movement.

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