Amid a Victorious Career, Venus Williams Is Paying Her Vision Forward

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Sports Illustrated

By Bryna Jean-Marie The tennis star’s dedication to a better world reaches far and wide through sports, arts and philanthropy. Sports Illustrated and Empower Onyx are putting the spotlight on the diverse journeys of Black women across sports—from the veteran athletes, to up-and-coming stars, coaches, executives and more—in the series, Elle-evate: 100 Influential Black Women in Sports. Venus Williams and her sister Serena have worked tirelessly to achieve success. The recent film King Richard offers a glimpse into how devoted their parents, Oracene Price and Richard Williams, were in shaping th…

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