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New “Althea” Documentary on Tennis Legend Seeks Funding

Althea Gibson and Millicent Miller

Althea Gibson and Millicent Miller (Photo Courtesy of Rex Miller)

Despite being a pioneer athlete and civil rights trailblazer, Althea Gibson and her legacy still remains unknown for many current sports fans.

To change that, a new feature-length documentary called “Althea” is set to premiere later this spring. Director Rex Miller found the inspiration to start the project from a photograph of Gibson standing next to his mother Millicent Miller taken in 1960. Continue reading

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