My father (a tremendous tennis player) always had such respect and admiration for Arthur Ashe that I, by extension, did also.
Citizen Ashe makes it clear why everyone should, and the many reasons have absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with tennis.
Here is but one of the powerful and poignant points presented in the documentary that prove my case.
Do make time to watch the documentary. It's exceedingly worthwhile on its own merits, yet made all the more so during these egregiously bombastic, tumultuous, topsy-turvy times in which honor, gentility, restraint, love, grace, and speaking truth to power KINDLY feel impossible to find.
Arthur was a steadfast velvet hammer. Intense, but constructively so.
In Shakespeare's Richard III, King Richard infamously pleads for "A horse, a horse! My kingdom for a horse!"
Oh what I wouldn't give to live in an America led by ladies and gentlemen rather than all these jackasses.