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Black TV Journalist Body Shamed Says ‘I’m Not Going Anywhere’

Black TV Journalist Body Shamed Says ‘I’m Not Going Anywhere’

“The controversy is coming from people who aren’t too happy about the way I look on television,” Demetria Obilor said.

Serena Williams Talks Body Image in Open Letter to Her Mom

Serena Williams Talks Body Image in Open Letter to Her Mom

“I was looking at my daughter and she has my arms and legs — my exact same strong, muscular, powerful, sensational arms and body,” Williams wrote.

Maria Sharapova Calls Serena Williams’ ‘Thick Arms and Thick Legs’ Intimidating

In her new memoir, Sharapova talks about her rivalry with Williams, including emphasizing her physique.

Serena Williams Tells Black Women to ‘Be Fearless’ on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

Serena Williams Tells Black Women to ‘Be Fearless’ on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

“I am trying to figure out how I can move the needle forward and open doors for everyone, no matter the color of their skin.”

Serena Williams Would Rank 'No. 700' if She Played Against Men, Says John McEnroe

Serena Williams Would Rank ‘No. 700’ if She Played Against Men, Says John McEnroe

Williams responds to McEnroe’s sexist comments that question her ability to defeat pro tennis players in the men’s circuit.

Serena Williams Stands Up Against Domestic Violence, Financial Abuse

Serena Williams Stands Up Against Domestic Violence, Financial Abuse

The tennis great joins an initiative to economically empower victims of domestic abuse.

Serena Williams Responds to ‘Racist’ Remark About Her Unborn Child

Serena Williams Responds to Racist Remark About Her Unborn Child

“It disappoints me to know we live in a society in which people like Ilie Nastase can make such racist comments towards myself and unborn child,” Serena Williams said.

Nike Ad Touts Equality, Despite Lack Thereof in Boardroom

Nike Ad Touts Equality, But Has None on Board, Executive Committee or Even its Ad Agency

The company’s “Just do it” slogan does not apply to diversity for its board members.

Serena Williams: 'I won't be silent' on Police Killings of Blacks

Serena Williams: ‘I won’t be silent’ on Police Killings of Blacks

"As Dr. Martin Luther King said, 'There comes a time when silence is betrayal.' I won't be silent."

Olympic Medalist Credited as 'Athlete's wife' by Media

Olympic Medalist Credited as ‘Athlete’s wife’ by Media

Corey Cogdell-Unrein's achievement was not enough for the media, which referred to her only in the context of her NFL player husband.

Tennis CEO Steps Down After Sexist Remarks

Raymond Moore said women tennis pros “ride on the coattails of men.”

Serena Williams, New York Times and Body Image

A New York Times article on tennis champion Serena Williams’ physique has stirred up controversy on social media. A long-time advocate for elite professional female athletes shares her perspective.