This is how athletes used their voices to call for social change

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Citizen Ashe
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This is how athletes used their voices to call for social change
Ashe smiles as he holds the Wimbledon trophy after his upset win over Jimmy Connors in the 1975 final. During his groundbreaking career, Ashe won three grand slams.
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Ashe prepares to return a shot during the Davis Cup in Cleveland, Ohio on August 19, 1968.  (AP Photo/Julian C. Wilson)
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American tennis player John McEnroe disputes the umpire's call during a match at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships in 1980.
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Ashe, right, with wife Jeanie, and Camera, 5, pose during the Arthur Ashe AIDS Tennis Challenge at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York on August 30, 1992.
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Ashe addresses the World Health Organization at the UN in New York during a meeting on World AIDS Day on December 1 1992. Ashe's activism grew to include the AIDS crisis after revealing he contracted the disease through a blood transfusion.
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FILE - In this April 8, 1992 file photo, former tennis star Arthur Ashe gives a news conference in New York to announce he has AIDS. Ashe, who was the first black man to win one of tennis' Grand Slam tournaments, said he contracted the HIV virus through a blood transfusion during a 1983 heart operation and learned of his infection in 1988. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)
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Arthur Ashe excelled on faster courts due to his serve and volley style seen here in action at Wimbledon in 1968.
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