Tag: Serena Williams

black maternal mortality

Serena Williams Invests in Company to End Black Maternal Mortality

Black mothers are three to four times more likely to die during childbirth than white ones, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Black maternal mortality. The longstanding and pervasive problem has had a lot of attention from progressive politicians in recent months. Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and 2020 hopeful…

coco gauff, wimbledon

Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff Keeps Making History at Wimbledon

Cori “Coco” Gauff advanced to the fourth round of Wimbledon on Friday after a three-set win against 28-year-old Polona Hercog. The 15-year-old Atlanta native, currently living in Delray Beach, Fla., came back from a 6-3, 5-2 deficit and saved two match points to defeat Hercog of Slovenia. In a press conference…