David Dinkins remembered as avid tennis player and steady patron of the sport

When my wife walked into our bedroom and told me softly that David Dinkins had passed the night before, my head began to swirl with memories of the time I spent covering his historic 1989 mayoral campaign and first few months in office as a reporter for New York Newsday. There was that night at … More David Dinkins remembered as avid tennis player and steady patron of the sport

ATA in need of transfusion as it celebrates 100 years of existence

I recently renewed my membership in the American Tennis Association (ATA), the nation’s oldest black sports organization, but I must confess my enthusiasm was nowhere near as high as it was when I first joined in April of 2016. Since then, I have experienced one disappointment after another, including never having received a membership card. … More ATA in need of transfusion as it celebrates 100 years of existence