Venus Williams

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Serena Williams Covers Allure, Talks Being Black in Tennis

“Venus and I started out being successful, continued to be successful, and we were also unapologetically ourselves. We were not afraid to wear braids. We weren’t afraid to be Black in tennis. And that was different.”

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Two Black Women Reach U.S. Open Women's Singles Semi-Finals

Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens secured their upcoming match-up with key victories against the Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova and Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova, respectively.

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Olympians Simone Biles and the Williams Sisters Are Victims of Online Hacking

Sensitive medical information about the star athletes was released.  

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#POCMedalWatch: Michelle Carter, 'The Simones,' Venus Williams and More Excel in Rio

The medals just keep coming for American athletes of color at the Olympics.

Serena and Venus Williams Play Epic Match, Yet Forbes Focuses on Sharapova

Forbes was widely criticized for a tweet last night of an older piece focusing on Maria Sharapova during the Williams sisters’ historic US Open match-up.