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Featured Article: Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe
Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. (July 10, 1943 – February 6, 1993) was a prominent African American tennis player who was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. During his playing career, he won three Grand Slam titles, the first black male to win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open, or the Australian Open. Ashe is also remembered for his efforts to further social causes, and was also a vocal and long-time protester of apartheid in South Africa. The Arthur Ashe Courage Award, an ESPY Award for humanitarian work, is named after him, as is the main stadium at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, where the U.S. Open tournament is played.

Popular Article: Sea of Okhotsk

Shore of Wakkanai, Hokkaidō
The Sea of Okhotsk is a northwestern arm of the Pacific Ocean, situated between the Kamchatka Peninsula to the east, the Kuril Islands to the southeast, the island of Hokkaidō to the far south, the island of Sakhalin to the west, and a long stretch of eastern Siberian coast (including the Shantar Islands) along the west and north. It is named after Okhotsk, the first Russian settlement in the Far East.

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The Osage reservation was the poorest for agriculture but they became rich when oil was found there. (read more)