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Gabby Douglas and Other Black Athletes Who Recently Endured Racism

Venus and Serena Williams

Venus and Serena Williams reportedly boycotted Indian Wells tennis tournament after repeatedly being booed and jeered by fans. Although the sisters never revealed exactly what was said to cause them to boycott the tournament, many believe they did so because of verbal abuse that went unchecked.

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  1. zobop republic on August 28, 2012 at 11:43 am

    It just goes to show you, you have to have nerves of steel to be Black in this world. White people don’t need to worry what Black people think of them, even when whites have low self-esteem.
    Black people have to have self-esteem made of teflon and the only way to get SELF-ESTEEM is to accomplish/achieve something in life while white’s, or anyone else, is trying to tear you down! That’s like Black people trying to climb a wet muddy hill.