EPIGRAM FOR SOUTHERN PERSPECTIVES
HUMAN PROGRESS IS NEITHER AUTOMATIC NOR INEVEITABLE…EVERY STEP TOWARD THE GOAL OF JUSTICE REQUIRES SACRIFICE, SUFFERING, AND STRUGGLE; THE TIRELESS EXERTIONS AND PASSIONATE CONCERNS OF DEDICATED INDIVIDUALS.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
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…the party’s over. Serena Williams’s search for the ultimate prize of the Calendar Grand Slam in 2015 ended Friday afternoon with high drama in the third set of her US Open semi-final match against Roberta Vinci on the courts of … Continue reading
Venus Williams and her little sister Serena For the past seventeen years the Williams sisters have carried the heavy burden of American tennis on their shoulders, and the load has never been an easy one. Their two-person dynasty has been … Continue reading
Lord help the mister who comes between me and my sister, And Lord help the sister who comes between me and my (slam). Actually, Irving Berlin’s lyrics in the 1954 romantic musical White Christmas ended that second line with “man” because … Continue reading
In 1999 the paths of two of the most recognized women athletes in the world crossed twice in different stages of their tennis careers. Steffi Graf was twenty-nine years old and was about to retire from a career she began … Continue reading
The name Peng Shuai is not a household name in the USA, but she is the third-ranked Chinese professional female tennis player behind the more familiar Li Na and Zhang Shuai. More familiar to tennis addicts, that is. This afternoon in … Continue reading