Book By Father Of Serena, Venus Williams

I can’t wait to read this book by Serena Williams’ father.

Memoir Notes

Black America Web

Serena Williams’ father says he won’t return to Indian Wells, Calif., the site of a tournament his daughter has skipped since 2001, when their family was booed — and subjected to racial epithets, according to his new book.

“I would never go back,” Richard Williams said in a telephone interview.

But he added that it’s up to Serena whether to play at Indian Wells again.

“She was taught to make terrific decisions,” he said. “Any decision she makes, I would be behind, 1,000 percent.”

His book, “Black and White: The Way I See It,” comes out May 6. It goes into detail about how Indian Wells, in his words, “disgraced America.”

Serena was on the entry list for the event this year but withdrew, citing a back injury.

The book covers plenty of other ground, although there is not much that is revelatory about the professional tennis careers of Williams’…

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