Damned if you do, Damned if you don’t! The Curious Case of Serena Williams

Damned if you do, Damned if you don’t! The Curious Case of Serena Williams by Arvel Blair

I’ve always been a team sports kind of person. Growing up I mainly played Baseball, Football and Basketball. I never cared much about Tennis or golf because those seemed more like elitists sports reserved mainly for wealthy white folks. But then Tiger woods entered the Golf World and the Williams sisters began to dominate Tennis. Suddenly these sports didn’t seem as inaccessible as they had previously.

Although I didn’t become an actual fan of Golf or Tennis, I’ve yet to actually go see either game in person even when offered “free tickets”, I do stop and watch on television when the Williams sisters or Tiger Woods is playing. Why? Because they’re BLACK. Yes, Tiger Woods is considered Black even if he calls himself a Cablinasian and excludes Black women from his dating pool. That…

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