American tennis sensation Serena Williams has continuously raised her voice against racial discrimination. Williams sisters also have faced racism on various occasions in their life. However, Serena has been showing her stance on racism through social media pages after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Notably, Serena Williams’s husband co-founder of the Reddit, Alexis Ohanian stepped down his position in the Board of Directors for support on the Black Lives Matter movement. Moreover, he said that his post has filled by an African-American.
One of the main parts of the fight against racism is, educating the people on the struggle of the black community faced in the US. This is the key point also highlighted by the tennis star Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff. They have also been actively supporting this issue in past weeks.
Serena Williams used her strong followers of Social Media to educate people against racism in the US. She retweeted a 6-minute video from the twitter page, ‘Equal Justice Initiative.’ and retweet with a comment, ‘an important history lesson from @eji_org.’ It is an illustration video of black community struggles in America.
Serena Williams In The US Open Favoritism Row
Former World number one Serena Williams has the center of favoritism row in the US Open 2020. After it emerged the US Open has allowed her to have its new surface installed at her home tennis court.
Several tennis fans and Journalists feel that Serena might actually have an advantage over her opponents come on August 31.
At the same time, the rest of the tennis players would not get a chance to play on the new surface until they reach NYC. But the US Open organizers already shipped a new surface to Serena Williams’s home.