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Venus Williams Joins Barbie’s Squad: Tennis Icon Honored with Own Doll

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In a celebration of athleticism, empowerment, and diversity, tennis legend Venus Williams has been immortalized as a Barbie doll, joining the esteemed ranks of female athletes honored by Mattel for Barbie’s 65th anniversary. Visit for more information Announced in a press release by Mattel on Wednesday, the new Barbie doll captures the essence of […]

Venus Williams to be Honored with Her Own Barbie Doll

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Venus Williams will get her own Barbie doll that celebrates her stories career. Williams is one of nine athletes announced by Mattel. Visit for more information Additional dolls will be made for gymnasts Rebeca Andrade and Alexa Moreno, soccer players Mary Fowler and Christine Sinclair, boxer Estelle Mossely, swimmer Federica Pellegrini, paratriathlete Susana Rodriguez […]

Venus Williams & K-Swiss Team Up for Limited Release

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Venus Williams and K-Swiss swing for another hit collection. Visit for more information The Tennis legend recently partnered with the footwear brand for another limited-edition capsule collection. The collection, “Retro by EleVen x K-Swiss” officially launched on Tuesday. Back in May, the two parties released the “Glow Up” collection. It paid homage to the […]

Venus Williams Withdraws From U.S. Open One Day After Her Sister

Venus Williams Withdraws From U.S. Open One Day After Her Sister

Tennis icons Serena and Venus Williams both announced Wednesday that they are withdrawing from the upcoming U.S. Open due to medical reasons. Serena stated she has a torn hamstring, and Venus stated she’s suffering from a leg injury. Visit for more information Serena, who has reigned supreme at the event six times in her […]

Venus Williams Advances To Second Round After Earning 90th Wimbledon Win

Venus Williams Withdraws From U.S. Open One Day After Her Sister

Venus Williams celebrated her 90th Wimbledon win after beating Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania 7-5, 4-6, 6-3. Visit for more information This marks Williams’ first Wimbledon victory since 2018. “You can’t win them all. Life is about how you handle challenges. Each point is a challenge on the court. No one gives you anything,” said Williams. “I […]

Serena Williams Confirms She Won’t Compete in 2021 Olympics

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Tennis legend Serena Williams confirmed she will not be competing at the 2021 Olympic Games. She made the announcement during a pre-Wimbledon press conference.  Visit for more information “I’m actually not on the Olympic list — not that I’m aware of. If so, then I shouldn’t be on it,” Williams told reporters. While the tennis […]

Naomi Osaka Receives Support For Prioritizing Mental Health

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Naomi Osaka is receiving support from sponsors and professional athletes on her decision to prioritize her mental health. Since announcing her decision not to talk to the press at the French Open; the 23-year-old tennis star has received backlash and a heavy fine. Sports apparel brand Nike, which has sponsored Osaka since 2019, commended the […]

Venus Williams Unveils K-Swiss Collaboration

Venus Williams Unveils K-Swiss Collaboration

Venus Williams is the latest ambassador for the LA-based sneaker brand, K-Swiss. Visit for more information The company made the announcement with the release of a limited-edition capsule collection intended to celebrate the “boldness of women.” The collection includes an “MVP Varsity” jacket that has the words “I’m just a kid from Compton who knew […]

Venus Williams Launches Sunscreen for Black People

Venus Williams Launches Sunscreen for Black People

Venus Williams is a renowned athlete but she’s expanding her empire to the beauty industry. Visit for more information Black Enterprise reports that Williams partnered with Credo Beauty to launch a sunscreen specifically for women of color. “SPF is a part of my daily routine because I spend so much time outdoors as a […]

Venus Williams Announces Her Investment in a Self Care Line

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Wellness and self-care are vital to an overall part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle so that you can live your best life. Tennis player Venus Williams just became a partial investor and the chief brand officer of a line called Asutra which offers organic and natural products designed to “refresh your mind, re-energize your body, […]

The Caucasity Of It! Players Wear Blackface To Mock The Williams Sisters

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When the beautiful and talented Williams Sisters come to your tournament you can expect a few things are going to happen. 1) Both Serena & Venus gonna stunt on the children with a fly ‘fit. 2) Contenders on the court are going to be nervous because they (in the words of Big Freedia) came to […]

Venus Williams Will Not Be Charged In Fatal Accident In Florida

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Venus Williams will not be charged in the collision that led to the death of a passenger in another car in Florida earlier this year, according to multiple media outlets quoting local police. The decision marks a reversal from authorities’ initial assessment of the accident, which had laid fault primarily with the longtime tennis icon. […]

Venus Williams Cleared of All Charges Related to Fatal Car Crash

Back in June 2017, Tennis star Venus Williams was involved in a fatal car crash that led to the death of 78-year-old Jerome Barson in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. As Williams was crossing an intersection another car ran into her vehicle which caused major injuries to Jerome, leading to his death two weeks later. Visit for […]

Burglars Steal $400K From Venus Williams’ Florida Home

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Burglars hit tennis star Venus Williams’ Florida home, stealing $400,000 worth of goods while she was at the U.S. Open. Visit for more information Palm Beach Gardens police released a report Thursday about the burglary, which happened between Sept. 1 and 5. Just two days later on September 7 the 37-year-old tennis legend suffered […]

Fast and Furious Star Pays It Forward


Words by Alexandra Salandy & NDSmith Visit for more information Miracles can happen! Lorenzo Murphy Jr. (known to his community as Zo The Motivator) is proof of that. Advertisement A 23-year-old Morehouse College student from Compton, Lorenzo’s wildest dreams became reality shortly after meeting Tyrese Gibson. The streets of Compton aren’t known for producing […]

Holding Court – Venus Williams has been labelled a “Bad Guy” by her competition. She doesn’t care – she’s just winning tennis matches.

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Words by Stacy Y. China This article was originally published in The Source Magazine, April 1998 (Issue #103) Visit for more information   She Stands 6’2″ and has been labelled a “Bad Guy” by her competition. But VENUS WILLIAMS doesn’t care – she’s just winning tennis matches. Advertisement   The fans love her—they already stop […]