• Serena Williams says she and Venus were never 'afraid to be black' in tennis, and she wants her own daughter to be confident in her body

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Serena Williams has said there were not a lot of role models for her to look up to when she first started playing tennis.
    This meant she took on that role herself and, thanks to life lessons from her parents to always love the way she looked, she has never been "afraid" to be black in tennis.
    Williams is currently preparing to compete in the 2019 Australian Open which begins on Monday. She takes on Tatjana Maria in the first round on Tuesday.
    Serena Williams has said that neither she or her sister Venus Williams were ever "afraid to wear braids" or "be black in tennis."
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