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Tennis champion Sloane Stephens is already living her best life. And now it’s about to get much better for one of the world’s best tennis players. Stephens had already accomplished some of her life goals when she turned pro. Then, as a teenager, she vanquished tennis legend Serena Williams at the 2013 Australian Open —…

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Leslé Honoré is a mother, the executive director of The K.L.E.O. Center nonprofit, and a renowned poet from Chicago. The third achievement recently garnered Honoré national attention as she wrote a piece shedding light on a national conversation about race and toxic masculinity. Honore just released a poem that was shared 71K times on Facebook. It speaks…

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An Australian newspaper cartoonist is incurring the righteous wrath of the international community after he drew an image of Serena Williams as a monstrous, beastly looking figure in the aftermath of her bitter argument during the U.S. Open Grand Slam.  Herald-Sun cartoonist Mark Knight’s image shows a hulking, muscular, grotesque depiction of Williams stomping her…

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Tennis ace Serena Williams, 36, has revealed that she’s got no plans for her baby girl Alexis Olympia’s first milestone on September 1 because she and her husband Alexis Ohanian are Jehovah Witnesses and they don’t commemorate births. Speaking to reporters at the US Open, she said: “Olympia doesn’t celebrate birthdays. We’re Jehovah’s Witnesses, so we don’t…

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The greatest female tennis player of all time is also undoubtedly one of the most disrespected and disparaged superstars. At regular intervals, some bigot or sexist or Serena Williams-hater feels the urge to disparage her career accomplishments — never minding the fact she is the all-time professional tennis leader in Grand Slam wins. John McEnroe, who has made…

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It was a foregone conclusion that arguably the GOAT of women’s tennis, Serena Williams, would defeat No. 7 seed Angelique Kerber from Germany in the 2016 Australian Open Women’s Final. But just like her match versus Roberta Vinci of Italy at the 2015 U.S. Open, Serena lost to an opponent she previously dominated. This begs the…

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OK! Magazine has reported that Drake proposed to Serena Williams on a recent trip home to Toronto. Fans didn’t see marriage in the tennis-superstar-meets-hip-hop-superstars’ immediate future, but after witnessing Drake at every tennis match Serena has had over the last year and his notable presence at her recent NYFW shows, it’s no surprise the two…

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When #1 in the world Serena Williams defeated big sister Venus on Tuesday evening at Arthur Ashe Stadium, it was thought that she would cruise to the calendar Grand Slam and her 22nd title overall with two more US Open victories. Down a break early in her match against Roberta Vinci, Serena, with her family,…

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Serena Williams aims to dominate at the US Open once again (photo by Marc Rasbury)

Serena Williams, who has won the last two U.S. Open Women’s Championships, spoke to the media in advance of the start of the tournament on Monday. Once again, Williams enters the tournament as the No. 1 seed and the favorite to win.  A victory would give her 18 Grand Slam titles for her career. Williams discussed…

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Serena Williams, the incomparable and the seemingly indestructible No. 1 player in the world, shockingly succumbed to Wimbledon “giant killer” Sabine Lisicki in the fourth round of the tennis’ greatest major, 2-6, 6-1, 4-6. The 28th seed Lisicki stormed out of the gates, routing Williams in the first set before Williams regained her composure and…

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Rappers have been excoriated by the urban community for rarely, if ever, using brown-toned and dark-skinned models in their videos in favor of the almost-white subset. Denzel Washington is one of the few major and respected Hollywood stars who was brutally honest with his own daughter when she admitted that he gave her a stern…

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Word on the street is that a “regular” girl is the best kind of girl to have on your team and it looks like rapper Drizzy Drake supports said notion. While Drake has been linked to many bangers such as Serena Williams, Tahiry, Bria Myles and Rihanna, it looks like he’s found a winner with…

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Sisters have it hard when it comes to hair. It is one of the things that defines her and shapes her self-image, for better and worse. And it is the the physical attribute that often causes her the most angst and, sometimes, heartache. Two of the most popular styles among sisters are weaves and braids…

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