Cecil Harris

Panelist: The Future of Black Tennis

Cecil Harris is the author of four books on sports. His latest, Different Strokes: Serena, Venus, and the Unfinished Black Tennis Revolution, debuted in February. His previous book, Charging the Net: A History of Blacks in Tennis, was a New York Times' Editors' Choice selection in 2007. His other two books were on baseball and Blacks in professional hockey. He is a veteran sports journalist who has been published in The New York Times, New York Daily News, New York Post, Newsday, USA Today, The Raleigh News & Observer, The Indianapolis Star, the Associated Press and other media outlets. He is a graduate of Fordham University and a native New Yorker -- born in Brooklyn and now living in Yonkers, New York.