Portrait in Black History: Robert Binns, Jr. used his talents to help children

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In today's Portrait in Black History, we recognize a Cleveland man who used his talents to help children.

Robert Binns, Jr. won many tennis championships during his time at John Hay High School in 1968. Binns went on to play tennis for Columbia University.

When he returned to Cleveland, he was determined to teach inner city youth how to play tennis. Binns founded the Cleveland Tennis Federation, where he taught thousands of children how to play the game. Some of his students even went on to play in college and professionally.

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