MacGregor Park Junior Tennis Program - Alumni
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This is a group interview with John Wilkerson, George Kennard, Jermayn Mack, Larry Thomas, Meg Toups, Patrick Jefferson, Rachelle Mack, Darvita Mack Powe, Leon Belcher and Michon Benson. This group interview with the alumni of the MacGregor Park Junior Tennis Program, including noted coach John Wilkerson, focuses upon the effects of the program in motivating and driving its members for their various successes in life. Topics include the importance and rewards of dedication, the shared sense of community and family built by the group, the accomplishments of Coach Wilkerson and two of his most successful protégés (Zina Garrison and Lori McNeil), as well as some of the challenges and adversities faced in the program.
African Americans; Civil rights; Wilkerson, John; Kennard, George; Mack, Jermayn; Thomas, Larry; Toups, Meg; Jefferson, Patrick; Mack, Rachelle; Mack Powe, Darvita; Belcher, Leon; Benson, Michon; Garrison, Zina; McNeil, Lori
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Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm6757nr27h
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