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Errors In 1940 Census Show Blacks Were Undercounted

NEW YORK — It was on the streets of her Harlem neighborhood in the 1940s that teenager, Althea Gibson began working on the tennis skills that would take her all the way to winning Wimbledon. But according to the 1940 census, the trailblazing athlete didn’t even exist. There’s no record of Gibson and her family…

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