Serena Williams Tears Up Remembering Sister Killed in Compton

Serena Williams Tears Up Remembering Sister Killed in Compton

by Zahara Hill

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

by Shantell E. Jamison

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Natural Hair Salute:
Venus & Serena Williams

Natural Hair Salute:
Venus & Serena Williams

by #teamEBONY

There are natural women around the world making history as true pioneers. As the first week of the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament comes to... Read More