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Home Court

Home Court

In this chronicle of the the struggles of African Americans to play tennis in the segregated south, a five-year-old meets a doctor who changes history by building a clay court in his back yard. Think Green Book, through a tennis lens, with Althea Gibson and Arthur...
Southern Journeys

Southern Journeys

I am thrilled to be in the new issue of the Oxford American with this piece about segregated tennis in the South. It is Green Book, told through a tennis lens. Set at the start of the 1950s, it tells the story of an African American civil rights pioneer from...
The Sunday LongRead

The Sunday LongRead

I’m thrilled that my friends at the Sunday Long Read let me guest curate their website this morning. Here’s what happens when I take over… (And make sure to become a member here.)   Enjoy the best longform journalism. Every Sunday. The week’s...