Tag: Tennis

Serena Williams

Tennis Legend Serena Williams Partners With Nike To Create New Line of Sportswear With a Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Tennis superstar Serena Williams has already won 23 Grand Slam singles titles — the most by any player ever in the modern era. And now, the living legend is turning her considerable skills and influence to a new line of sports athleisure wear focused on lifting up and supporting underrepresented…

Althea Gibson

Women’s History Month Profiles: Althea Gibson, Professional Tennis Player

During Black History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of Black innovators and history makers such as Althea Gibson who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout February to learn about more important figures.   Born: August 25, 1927, Clarendon County, South Carolina Died:…

Eme white student Adam Bass wealthy tennis Tulane University college cheating scandal

Wealthy White Student Poses As ‘African American Tennis Whiz’, Scores Entrance To Three Universities by Lying

The college cheating scandal continues with the latest deplorable installment in the egregious saga. A wealthy white female high school student gained admission into three prominent universities by posing as a Black tennis prodigy. Her parents, Amy and Adam Bass, colluded with Rick Singer, the mastermind behind the college admissions…