Serena Williams: Latest Victim of Racial Slur


What’s a good tennis match without throwing out a racial epithet.  Serena Williams said in a press conference  that a white spectator called her a “nigger”
“The guy said, ‘Hit the net like any Negro would,’ ” Williams said, later explaining she had cleaned up the language for the news conference and that he actually used the N-word. “I was shocked. I couldn’t believe it. I had to do a double take. I think I hit a double fault on that point.”

My hats go off to Serena.  Because she still handled her business in spite of someone’s ignorance.  


2 Responses

  1. Native Son –> I hadn’t heard this news report. I appreciate you sharing it. I’m a big Serena fan, so I think that I will let the folks on the Electronic Village know about this situation as well.

  2. not a problem. that’s what I am her for!!

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