Althea Gibson Part 1

The History Chicks

28-02-2024 • 1 hr 16 mins

There are quite a few lines on a tennis court; sideline, baseline, service line - all of which have their functions. But beginning in 1950, a powerful and charismatic African American athlete named Althea Gibson began to smash tennis' color lines, one after another. Althea Gibson broke new ground and changed the world's perception of what was possible in the world of sports. Come join us live at the Missouri History Museum on March 7, 2024, from 5:00-8:00 PM, and March 8 from 11:30-12:00! Spaces are filling fast for our Field Trips to Paris and New York City! Visit Like Minds Travel for details! RocketMoney: rocketmoney.com/HISTORYCHICKS Factor Meals: Use code hc50 for 50% off at Factormeals.com/hc50 Lume: $5 off a starter pack with code CHICKS at LumeDeodorant.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

You Might Like

The Rest Is History
The Rest Is History
Goalhanger Podcasts
The Ancients
The Ancients
History Hit
Legacy
Legacy
Wondery
History Daily
History Daily
Airship | Noiser | Wondery
Lore
Lore
Aaron Mahnke
Gone Medieval
Gone Medieval
History Hit
Empire
Empire
Goalhanger Podcasts
Dark History
Dark History
Audioboom Studios
History Extra podcast
History Extra podcast
Immediate Media
Forgotten Australia
Forgotten Australia
Forgotten Australia
Tides of History
Tides of History
Wondery / Patrick Wyman