Venus Williams Defeats Sister Serena For First Time in Four Years

Venus Williams Defeats Sister Serena For First Time in Four Years

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 13, 2018

Serena Williams’ recent return to the tennis court has been stalled by big sister Venus, who beat the new mother for the first time... Read More

Serena Williams Tears Up Remembering Sister Killed in Compton

Serena Williams Tears Up Remembering Sister Killed in Compton

by Zahara Hill   Dec 06, 2017

If you’re remotely familiar with the backgrounds of tennis champions and sisters Venus and Serena Williams, you’ll know they were raised in the not-so-friendly streets... Read More

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Two Black Women Are Facing Off In U.S. Open Semifinals Because Damn, We’re Magical

by Zahara Hill   Sep 07, 2017

When will the magic end, you ask? Neva. Read More

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Boy or Girl? Serena Williams Explains Joys of Not Knowing Sex of Baby

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jun 02, 2017

In April, tennis pro Serena Williams announced that she and her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, were expecting. And while neither parents-to-be never disclosed... Read More

Kendrick

[Black Lens] Kendrick is Back, WH Gets Heated, a Club Goes Dark: The Week in Pictures

by #teamEBONY   Mar 31, 2017

The news was lit up this week with controversy, thrills politics and plain old problems across the nation and across the diaspora. This week’s images... Read More

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Say What Now? Venus Williams Called ‘Gorilla’ by ESPN Commentator

by Teryn Payne   Jan 19, 2017

This sounds all too familiar. Did Doug Adler just have a bad choice in words or was this done on purpose? Read More

Serena Turns ‘Black Twitter’ Into Soccer Moms

Serena Turns ‘Black Twitter’ Into Soccer Moms

by Damon Young   Sep 09, 2015

Tuesday night, the amorphous cultural entity coined “Black Twitter” by people who are neither Black nor on Twitter, converged to collectively watch Serena Williams... Read More

Serena Williams defeats Venus Williams in US Open

Serena Williams defeats Venus Williams in US Open

by #teamEBONY   Sep 09, 2015

If Serena Williams would feel sympathy for any opponent standing in the way of her pursuit of tennis’ first true Grand Slam in 27... Read More

[SPORTS NOTES]
Is the Pressure for Athletes to Return From Serious Injury Too Much?

[SPORTS NOTES]
Is the Pressure for Athletes to Return From Serious Injury Too Much?

by Jessica Danielle   Nov 21, 2013

When the Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose crumpled to the floor in pain that fateful night in April of 2012, we all feared the worse–another... Read More

Beverly Bond

Beverly Bond Rocks! [INTERVIEW]

by Brook Stephenson   Oct 28, 2013

Black Girls Rock! founder and CEO Beverly Bond’s origin in entertainment came through modeling and, later, deejaying exclusive events for stars the likes of... Read More