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A Look Back At Venus And Serena's First Wimbledon Battle In 2000

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.06.2015 | Sports

They first met at Wimbledon in 2000.

Williams Sisters Trade Instagram Snaps Ahead Of Wimbledon Match

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.05.2015 | Sports

What's a sister for?

Sasha Bronner

Serena Williams: 'I Had To Come To Terms With Loving Myself'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 07.13.2015 | Women

Serena Williams is the best tennis player in the game. She won the French Open earlier this month, which brings her to 20 Grand Slam titles -- a trul...

She Can Serve - and Lob!

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.14.2016 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Serena Williams just won her 20th Grand Slam tennis tournament. This amazing performance has her following in the footsteps of some tennis women greats who came before her. Match the woman with her accomplishment.

Cookie Doughprah Winfrey and S'moria Steinem: 10 Solutions to Ben & Jerry's Women Problem

Amanda McCall | Posted 05.27.2015 | Women
Amanda McCall

There are currently no female flavors of Ben & Jerry's ice cream (even Tina Fey would agree that, while "Greek frozen yogurt" is certainly a healthy ice cream alternative, it is not the same as ice cream).

Russian Tennis Czar Insults Williams Sisters

Reuters | By Patrick Johnston | Posted 12.18.2014 | Sports

SINGAPORE, Oct 19 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams slammed Shamil Tarpishchev for using "extremely sexist, racist and bullying" comments a...

'Black-ish': Horrible Parody of Black Family Life

Frances Cudjoe Waters | Posted 11.25.2014 | Black Voices
Frances Cudjoe Waters

I cringed when I saw the name and promos for Black-ish. But, I tried to reserve judgment until I saw it. And sure enough, its premise and the actual show is as offensive as its name.

LOOK: ESPN Gets Athletes To Strip Down For 'Body Issue'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.11.2014 | Sports

The annual reminder that athletic excellence comes in all sorts of beautiful shapes and sizes is about to hit newsstands yet again. For the sixth time...

Venus Williams Bares All For ESPN

espnW | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams will be featured in this year's edition of ESPN The Magazine's The Body Issue, hitting stands July 11. ...

Dana Oliver

A Brief History Of Venus Williams' Braided Hairstyles

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.17.2014 | Style

When most people hear the name "Venus Williams," the first things that come to mind are her cheeky tennis outfits and intense matches against her sist...

Anna Almendrala

Thanks To One Simple Change, Venus Williams' Game Is Stronger Than Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Venus Williams is one of the greatest female tennis players of all time. She started training alongside her younger sister, Serena, on the public tenn...

5 Superstars Who Have Talked About Their Low Self-Esteem

Anneli Rufus | Posted 04.14.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Anneli Rufus

It's easy to assume that beautiful, talented, successful superstars have high self-esteem and feel great about themselves. But all the speculation abo...

Believe It or Not: These Celebrities Actually Own Chain Restaurants

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.25.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Unexpected celebrities that own franchises of well-known chains.

My Interview With Venus Williams

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

In this week's vlog I interview Venus Williams about her fabulous fashion, vegan diet and awesome clothing line, Eleven By Venus. Enjoy our chat!

Today Is the 40th Anniversary of Title IX: Let's Celebrate as It Propels Women to Leadership

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 09.02.2013 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

Today is a day to celebrate Title IX, the landmark legislation passed 40 years ago that gives women equal access to all fields of education.

Venus Vs. Everyone Else

Craig Carpenter | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment
Craig Carpenter

The new film, Venus Vs., directed by Ava DuVernay is the chronicling of this story. As part of ESPN's "Nine For IX" series, the story presents a layer of complexity to the legend of Venus WIlliams that is largely unknown to most, including her fans.

I Remember Venus

Ava DuVernay | Posted 08.31.2013 | Sports
Ava DuVernay

Venus Williams is walking toward me -- with beautiful braids! Long braids intertwined with red and blue ribbon to commemorate her fourth Olympics as a...

The 10 Best-Dressed Tennis Players

Vanity Fair | Posted 08.28.2013 | Style
Vanity Fair

while tradition mandates all-white ensembles, the game's gutsiest players have since experimented with a rainbow of uniforms, accessories, and even hairstyles. Naturally, their taste for forward-thinking fashion extends beyond the confines of the court as well.

An Open Letter to the Tennis Community

Michelle Major and Maiken Baird | Posted 08.19.2013 | Sports
Michelle Major and Maiken Baird

We ask for your support in our fight against the efforts of the USTA to deny our first amendment rights of freedom of speech and freedom of the press and to censor our documentary, Venus and Serena.

Happy Birthday, Venus!

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.14.2013 | Style

Venus Williams has redefined women's tennis with her explosive serves and graceful agility. But the six-foot-one athlete has also made major fashion m...

Black Films, Actors and Directors Enliven 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.17.2012 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Black films, actors and directors headed to the 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival this September and made their mark.

WATCH: Venus Williams' Action-Packed Fashion Week Show

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.14.2012 | Black Voices

And the award for most entertaining New York Fashion Week show goes to, EleVen by Venus Williams. Instead of using the standard waif-like models y...

'It's Really Confusing': Ryan Lochte Spends Day Trading Stocks At Charity Event

Posted 09.12.2012 | Impact

Commemorating the 11th anniversary of 9/11 wasn't just about quiet tributes and solemn reflection. Trading firm Cantor Fitzgerald & BGC Partners...

PHOTO: The Williams Sisters Cover New York Times Magazine

The Huffington Post | Patrice Peck | Posted 08.24.2012 | Black Voices

Given their record-breaking Olympic wins and a bevy of other championship titles, it’s safe to say that tennis titans Venus and Serena Williams are ...

PHOTOS: Venus Williams Launches 'EleVen' Sportswear Collection

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.05.2012 | Black Voices

It's unlikely you'll ever be as fierce a tennis player as Venus Williams--but that doesn't mean you can't copy her flashy on-court style. While th...