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The Masters’ first black player humbled after role as honorary starter

He made history 46 years ago in his first appearance at the Masters

lee elder - Independent
1:08pm PDT - April 8th, 2021

Elder statesmen: Lee Elder has his day in the sun at the Masters

Lee Elder broke the color barrier at the 1975 Masters and was an honorary starter alongside Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player this week.

lee elder - USA Today
8:46am PDT - April 8th, 2021

The Black Church That Could Bankrupt the Proud Boys

Proud Boy figures control a web of limited liability companies hawking protein supplements, F.A.F.O. merchandise, and $200 bullhorns.

lee elder - Vice News
7:23am PDT - April 8th, 2021

Video: Steph Curry Congratulates Lee Elder for Being Honorary Starter at 2021 Masters

Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry thanked Lee Elder, who became the first Black man to play in the Masters in 1975, for his inspiration and...

lee elder - Bleacher Report
7:10am PDT - April 8th, 2021

Golf: New honorary starter Elder joins Nicklaus, Player at Masters - Reuters

Lee Elder was warmly welcomed at the Masters when he joined Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as a new honorary starter for the 2021 tournament that began at Augusta National on Thursday.

lee elder - Reuters
5:59am PDT - April 8th, 2021

Masters: Lee Elder’s honors shine spotlight on quest for more Black representation in golf

Cam Champ, playing in his second straight Masters, said it’s big for Elder to be the symbol for Black success on the course.

lee elder - USA Today
11:22pm PDT - April 7th, 2021

The Masters: Tee times, TV and streaming for the opening round of the first PGA Tour major of 2021

All the information you need to get ready for the opening round of the 85th Masters at Augusta National Golf Club.

lee elder - USA Today
9:01pm PDT - April 7th, 2021

Lee Elder's honors shine spotlight on quest for more Black representation in golf

Lee Elder was the first Black golfer to play in the Masters in 1975. He joins Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as honorary starters for the 85th Masters.

lee elder - USA Today
7:15pm PDT - April 7th, 2021

Augusta Nationals plays through debate over Ga voting law

While a tempest brews outside Magnolia Lane over Georgia’s voting rights law, Augusta National would prefer to keep the focus on blooming azaleas, pimento cheese sandwiches and tricky greens

lee elder - Independent
3:00pm PDT - April 7th, 2021

Masters: Five things you need to know about Thursday’s opening round

Here are five storylines to pay attention to as you watch the first round from Augusta National.

lee elder - USA Today
1:43pm PDT - April 7th, 2021

The Best Reviewed Movies of 2021 So Far

Let's have a look at the films released so far this year that were scored the best of the best by IGN's critics, from the documentary about a play version of a beloved film classic, Alien on Stage, to a breakthrough for the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise t…

lee elder - IGN
8:05am PDT - April 6th, 2021

Taiwan train crash: 'Can you let me hug her again?'

Survivors of Taiwan's worst rail accident in decades share their heartbreaking stories of loss.

lee elder - BBC News
2:50am PDT - April 5th, 2021

Baseball's Opening Day reflects a politicized nation caught between Covid-19 and hope

If baseball is a metaphor for American life, Opening Day brought a tantalizing springtime hint of better days ahead, despite reflecting a nation divided by the polarized politics of a pandemic and Georgia's battle over Republican voter suppression.

lee elder - CNN
9:01pm PDT - April 1st, 2021

Corporate giants bow to pressure in Georgia voting law backlash

A belated but growing corporate backlash came too late to halt Georgia's new election law but voting rights activists are now calling on US CEOs to prove their long-term commitment to the fight against Republican voter suppression.

lee elder - CNN
9:04pm PDT - March 31st, 2021

How a Shared Goal to Dismantle White Supremacy Is Fueling Black-Asian Solidarity

Nikki Ogunnaike had participated in Running to Protest’s rallies before, but never with her friend of more than 10 years, Lisa Lu. But on March 21, the two stood side by side at Union Square for the “Black & Asian Solidarity” protest—along with more than 1,00…

lee elder - Time
1:56pm PDT - March 25th, 2021

Britney Spears' attorney files petition to remove her father from overseeing her medical decisions

Britney Spears' attorney is requesting the judge overseeing her court ordered conservatorship, remove her father, Jamie Spears, as the conservator of her person, and permanently replace him with Jodi Montgomery as the conservator of her person.

lee elder - CNN
7:31pm PDT - March 24th, 2021

Ruth E Carter on dressing it up

Academy Award winning costume designer says superhero films, despite being complicated, are fulfilling as well

lee elder - The Hindu
6:06am PDT - March 16th, 2021

Costume designer Ruth Carter on ‘Black Panther’ and ‘Coming 2 America’

Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth E Carter says superhero films, despite being complicated, are fulfilling as well

lee elder - The Hindu
5:07am PDT - March 16th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

‏‏‏‏‏لا الہ الااللہ محمد رسول اللہ ( ALI ) (@zohaib_247)
12:27am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @stevestone: Rainout today. I just watched Lee Elder, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus hit ceremonial shots to start the Masters. They are…

uncle wally (@WyanRallace)
11:48pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

James Stephen (@JamesStephenOc4)
11:20pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

Sarah Gary (@SarahGa03361628)
11:10pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

Liz Lindsay (@lizlindsayibiza)
11:04pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

john (@john03546095)
10:48pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

jdee_salmon (@SalmonJdee)
10:42pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

Phil (@philemonjuniour)
10:26pm PDT - April 10th, 2021
RT @KerithBurke: Steph’s shoes tonight honor Lee Elder, the first Black man to play in the Masters in 1975. https://t.co/NbuimGqpyv

RT @KerithBurke: Steph’s shoes tonight honor Lee Elder, the first Black man to play in the Masters in 1975. https://t.co/NbuimGqpyv

Kaleb (@kster246)
5:17pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @GolfChannelPR: “The symbolism will convert ultimately into inspiration and hopefully continued growth, progress and diversity in this g…

The Great Lang! (@LangstonFrazier)
5:05pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

Megan Melchizedek (@zedsdea12064752)
5:03pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

Haris salis rano (@Harisloww)
5:02pm PDT - April 10th, 2021
RT @KerithBurke: Steph’s shoes tonight honor Lee Elder, the first Black man to play in the Masters in 1975. https://t.co/NbuimGqpyv

RT @KerithBurke: Steph’s shoes tonight honor Lee Elder, the first Black man to play in the Masters in 1975. https://t.co/NbuimGqpyv

Nik Cross (@NikCrossGolf)
5:01pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

♥Billy Ocean♥ (@abdlmaleakabuba)
5:00pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

Farmers_Feed_India (@ChandyAnil)
4:59pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

Reshad (@Reshad11003370)
4:59pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

Rayan Alghamdi (@rrayan2r)
4:55pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @PGATOUR: In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African American to compete in the Masters Tournament. This year, Elder will make history…

♤Ntho tse monate♤ (@TheRealPholosho)
4:53pm PDT - April 10th, 2021
RT @KerithBurke: Steph’s shoes tonight honor Lee Elder, the first Black man to play in the Masters in 1975. https://t.co/NbuimGqpyv

RT @KerithBurke: Steph’s shoes tonight honor Lee Elder, the first Black man to play in the Masters in 1975. https://t.co/NbuimGqpyv

Joel Blank (@PackManJoel)
4:52pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @ShadowLeague: #LeeElder Is Finally Honorary Starter at @TheMasters, But Tiger Woods’ Presence Is Missed When it comes to Black golf, L…

Marcel Alexander (@LiveLiteMarcel)
4:58pm PDT - April 8th, 2021

#LeeElder #themasters Lee Elder got his moment in the sun at Augusta, but a marketing ploy by Gary Player's son nearly ruined it https://t.co/lF62wEG2K0

HENRY CHEATHAM (@henry_cheatham)
4:41pm PDT - April 8th, 2021

RT @ShadowLeague: #LeeElder Is Finally Honorary Starter at @TheMasters, But Tiger Woods’ Presence Is Missed When it comes to Black golf, L…

The Shadow League (@ShadowLeague)
4:36pm PDT - April 8th, 2021

RT @LeadraC: Glad to have personally witnessed this interview of @Bakari_Sellers yesterday. Two legends in my eyes in one room. Check the…

Walter Rhett, Writer (@walterrhett)
4:30pm PDT - April 8th, 2021

#wayneplayer is a little bitch! @TheMasters control the “all powerful white entitled kids” of golfers. Do better. It was for #LeeElder Man, what a joke. @TigerWoods please hurry back #golf isn’t the same without ya!

Stew (@StewsSauce)
4:28pm PDT - April 8th, 2021

RT @LeadraC: Glad to have personally witnessed this interview of @Bakari_Sellers yesterday. Two legends in my eyes in one room. Check the…

The Ringer (@ringer)
4:05pm PDT - April 8th, 2021

RT @LeadraC: Glad to have personally witnessed this interview of @Bakari_Sellers yesterday. Two legends in my eyes in one room. Check the…

WatchYourRepsSC (@WatchYourRepsSC)
4:05pm PDT - April 8th, 2021

RT @LeadraC: Glad to have personally witnessed this interview of @Bakari_Sellers yesterday. Two legends in my eyes in one room. Check the…

Bakari Sellers (@Bakari_Sellers)
4:04pm PDT - April 8th, 2021

Glad to have personally witnessed this interview of @Bakari_Sellers yesterday. Two legends in my eyes in one room. Check the interview out here: https://t.co/1lZocxZY9u #PaineCollege #LeeElder #firstAfricanAmerican #historyinthemaking #AugustaNational #TheMasters

Leadra Collins (@LeadraC)
3:56pm PDT - April 8th, 2021

Glad to have personally witnessed this interview of @Bakari_Sellers yesterday. Two legends in my eyes in one room. Check the interview out here: https://t.co/CoFIu8xSeR #PaineCollege #LeeElder #firstAfricanAmerican #historyinthemaking #AugustaNational #TheMasters

Leadra Collins (@PeysOnlyParent)
3:56pm PDT - April 8th, 2021