Dear Serena, I’m sorry for all the pressure I’ve put on you

In the wake of her US Open loss to Naomi Osaka, Furaha Asani writes an open letter to tennis star Serena Williams Read More

Venus Williams: Tennis’s Big Sister

by Christienna Fryar  A few weeks ago, a black woman won Wimbledon. She beamed as she received her trophy in the stands. Venus Williams; 2016 Wimbledon doubles champion. She’s still got it. As her younger sister Serena has marched her way toward G.O.A.T status, it’s become all too easy to lose track of Venus. Yet it’s… Read More

#LoveSerenaHateRacism A Discourse On Western Attitudes Towards Serena Williams

It was a tough crowd out there … the story of my life. ~ Serena Williams I once said that I am the most underestimated Grand Slam winner. Every article says “she overpowered her opponent.” It is a lot more than I never get credit for mental and it is kind of frustrating. ~ Serena… Read More

Andy Murray and the Politics of Sport

by Shane Thomas So then, it happened. 77 years, and Britain finally produced a player to win the Wimbledon singles title… 77 years, assuming that only the men’s singles title counts. Nothing unites the British newspapers like a domestic sporting success, as the front pages devoted their coverage to Andy Murray’s historic success at SW19.… Read More