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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. 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 how to hit a ball,” […]

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. 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 result of my job, and […]

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. Reports said that […]

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. 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 heartbreak when she lost in […]

Fast and Furious Star Pays It Forward


Words by Alexandra Salandy & NDSmith 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 scholars (though folk like director […]

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)   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 her in the street and […]

Venus Williams Was Reportedly “At Fault” in Fatal Car Crash

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On June 9th, 2017, Venus Williams was involved in a car crash turned fatal in Palm Beach Gardens, FL – according to the police department. Per the New York Times, spokesman Maj. Paul Rogers said that the unfortunate event is under investigation and declined to comment further. 78-year-old Jerome Barson was a passenger in the other involved […]

Venus Williams Involved In Fatal Car Crash In Florida


Venus Williams has been sued by the family of an elderly man who died in a car crash allegedly caused by the tennis star which she described as an ‘unfortunate accident’. The crash happened on June 9 and a Palm Beach Gardens police report said Miss Williams was ‘at fault for violating the right of […]

The Williams Sisters Will Face Off In The Australian Open Finals

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It’s family reunion on one of tennis most “down under” Grand Slam stage of them all. It seems likes the Williams sisters are amongst the latest to prove that Jay-Z was right when he said “30’s is the new 20’s”. Once again, Venus and Serena have proven to the tennis world that no matter how […]

ESPN Drops Commentator For Calling Venus WIlliams “Gorilla”


A TV commentator has been dropped from coverage of the Australian Open and has apologized for how he spoke about Venus Williams’ play in the second round, saying he was describing her aggressive style as “guerrilla” tactics and not comparing her with a “gorilla.” Former tennis pro Doug Adler on Thursday said he was speaking […]

Richard Williams, Father Of Serena Williams Suffered Stroke During Wimbledon


Richard Williams, the father of tennis greats Serena and Venus Williams, was released from hospital last week with ‘memory issues’ after apparently sufering from a stroke during the week of Wimbledon. Serena kept her father’s stroke a secret while she whisked her way to her seventh Wimbledon win and her and Venus triumphed in women’s […]

Power Sisters: Venus and Serena Williams Advance To The Wimbledon Semifinals


Venus and Serena Williams are back to their old ways, dominating on the tennis courts side by side. The sisters are back and better than ever, as they move on up in one of tennis’ most celebrated tournaments, Wimbledon. Serena has been all over recently, starring in numerous ad campaigns and even making appearances in Lemonade. […]

Serena Williams Glows As She Accepts ‘Sportsperson Of The Year’ Award


On Monday [December 14], Sports Illustrated announced Serena Williams would be taking home their prestigious ‘Sportsperson Of The Year’ Award by revealing the newest issue. On the cover, Williams is seen sitting on a throne serving face and body in a lace leotard. After receiving backlash for being “too sexy” on the cover (and being […]