Venus Williams

(Black PR Wire) Serena Williams is not a woman who is easily caught off-balance. But when she sits down with sister Venus and screen parent Will Smith to reflect on the making of King Richard — the bighearted Warner Bros. biopic that chronicles the ’90s-era forging of tennis’ greatest-of-all-time queens — the line between fact and fiction […]

Six people were shot in Chicago on Wednesday during a vigil for a homicide victim.

How quickly things turn around. As we reported yesterday, tennis icon Venus Williams was subjected to utterly disrespectful commentary during the Australian Open by ESPN announcer Doug Adler. Well today ESPN has decided what his punishment should be and let’s just say you won’t have to hear him on-air for the foreseeable future. Social media […]

A commentator described Williams' tactics as a 'gorilla effect.' ESPN pulled him from the broadcast booth.

Another day, another disrespectful comment hurled at a black person, this time the recipient of racially-charged commentary is tennis legend Venus Williams. While she was giving her all during her performance at the Australian Open, an ESPN announcer thought that the best way to describe her stance on the court was to compare it to […]

The sisters returned home to renew their ties to the community and to honor the big sister who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Compton in 2003.

Serena may have been eliminated from singles and doubles tennis play at the 2016 Olympics, but we don’t care.

See Serena and Venus Williams’ eye-popping tennis outfits over the years.

In what many are calling a shocker, Venus and Serena Williams – already three-time Olympic doubles gold medalists – experienced their first Olympic loss together on Sunday to Czech Republic pair Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova, NBC Olympics reports. But the 6-3 6-4 loss – following the sisters’ gold wins as a pair in the 2000 […]

It’s time to bid farewell to 2015 and while it may have been tumultuous, one thing is for sure: this was an EPIC year for Black women.

Haters hate…it’s what they do. Even after the woman who is arguably the greatest tennis player in the world was awarded Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year, the haters continued their campaign of derogatory comments against Serena Williams. To make matters worse, horse racing fans are upset over Williams’ latest accolade, saying the Triple Crown winner American Pharoah was […]