willis thomas, tell us more about the american tennis association which promotes blacks in tennis. >> yes. american tennis association is an organization that was formed during segregation. we couldn't play in the white tournaments, so we formed our own organization and started to play our own tournaments amongst ourselves. one thing i must say, we were open to everybody. even though we could not play in usta tennis association events, but we allowed anybody to play in our events. so it's been going on since 1916. they have a tournament every year in different parts of the country. and wtf takes kids there every year. >> and you have 10,000 members, 200 plus? >> well, they have that many. it goes back to the old days. you have some people in the cities who are still there and they still consider themselves the head evof that club in that city. >> many of your students get to go to the tournament. >> it's actually a very big part of what we call our college prep program. we believe college prep starts literally fourth and fifth grade and we take the kids every year, the kids that can p
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