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Black Former NFL Player Defends His Daughter Against White Predator​

"I caught him at the apartment over there and we just had a good conversation," ex-NFL player Tony Beckham said.

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Former NFL player for the Tennessee Titans and Detroit Lions, Tony Beckham, caught a white man fondling himself outside of his daughter's window at 6:40 a.m. Monday (she had just exited the shower to get dressed), and runs outside, tackles him, his wife calls the police, and the man is arrested.

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Tennis Umpires Reportedly Discuss Boycotting Serena Williams' Matches

Williams standing up to sexism is creating a fear of culture change.

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As a Black woman, and tennis superstar, Serena Williams has experienced racism and sexism in her profession, repeatedly. And now, umpires may collectively come against her for calling out sexism and boycott her matches.

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UPDATE: Serena Williams Fined $17,000 by US Open, Male Tennis Pros Have Said Worse to Umpires Without Penalty

Williams' "thief" comment to Carlos Ramos amounted to $10,000 of the imposed fines. James Blake and Andy Roddick comment on Twitter.

The US Open tournament referee's office fined Serena Williams a total of $17,000 for three code violations — $10,000 for "verbal abuse" of chair umpire Carlos Ramos, $4,000 for being warned for coaching and $3,000 for breaking her racket, according to The Associated Press. The funds will come out of her prize money of $1.85 million as the runner-up.

The $10,000 fine for "verbal abuse" is the largest fine of the U.S. Open so far.

Williams called Ramos a "thief" and demanded an apology for his accusation that she was cheating. However, James Blake tweeted that he's said worse to umpires:

Andy Roddick admits to saying worse as well.

Meanwhile, Williams continues to be subjected to both sexism and racism:

Meanwhile, Williams continues to be subjected to both sexism and racism:

NYPD Officer Returns Serve and Sues Former Tennis Star James Blake

After slamming Blake to the ground in 2015 in an alleged case of mistaken identity, NYPD officer James Frascatore now claims he has been painted as "a racist and a goon."

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Two years ago, former tennis star James Blake was mistaken for a suspect in an NYPD fraud investigation and tackled and handcuffed by an NYPD plainclothes officer. Now, after the release of Blake's book "Ways of Grace," where he speaks openly about the incident, the officer, James Frascatore, is defending himself with a vengeance, claiming Blake portrayed him as "a racist and a goon."

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NYPD Cop Who Attacked Former Tennis Star James Blake To Stand Trial

Officer James Frascatore tackled Blake in 2015 while Blake stood outside a hotel.

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The New York Police Department officer who tackled former tennis star James Blake wants to stand trial rather than take a plea deal, which he was seemingly prepared to do.

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NBA Star Accosted for 'Shopping While Black' in Wisconsin

The usual story of assumptions and apologies when confronted with national attention

John Henson, who is Black and an NBA player on the Milwaukee Bucks, took to his Instagram account to detail his frustrating "shopping while Black" encounter with a jewelry store in Whitefish Bay, Wis., on Oct. 19.

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Mayor de Blasio Skirts Around NYPD Brutality

The mayor has a habit of speaking out about the issue but not following through on his word.

Following the incident of police brutality against him on Sept. 9, former tennis star James Blake immediately called on the city of New York to take action. So far the events have resulted in very public apologies with Mayor de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, as well as a meeting between the trio earlier this week.

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Racist Cop Fired

Chief has no confidence that she learned her lesson after harassing a 69-year-old veteran.

Officer Cynthia Whitlatch on Tuesday was fired from the Seattle Police Department.

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Blake to NYPD: Fire Police Officer Frascatore

Tennis star body-slammed by cop, in a mistaken identity arrest for a non-violent crime, cites cop's history of violating citizen rights.

A screen shot from the hotel surveillance video of James Blake being arrested by Police Officer James Frascatore. Via YouTube.

By Sheryl Estrada

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Tennis Star Latest Victim of NYPD Brutality

Excessive force was used in the mistaken arrest of James Blake.

By Sheryl Estrada

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