To make sure we remember the legacy of the 'Queen of Tennis," we put together a photo album of Serena Williams' 25 years at the US Open. The post Her GOATness!: A Serena Williams Photo Album From 25 Years At The U.S. Open appeared first on NewsOne.
The project was led through the Orlando Magic center’s philanthropic imprint, the Mo Bamba Foundation. Construction for the state-of-the-art basketball courts started in April. The sports facility will serve over 200 children daily. The post NBA Player Mohamed Bamba Creates Basketball Facility For Youth In West Africa appeared first on NewsOne.
The New York City neighborhood was the backdrop of Gibson’s coming-of-age journey. Gibson and her family hailed from South Carolina and moved to the community during the Great Migration. The post Harlem Street Named After Trailblazing Tennis Legend Althea Gibson appeared first on NewsOne.
The school, one of the city's largest and oldest elementary institutions, has operated without a library for a decade. The shelves of the new space will be stocked with pieces of literature penned by diverse authors and stories in which students can see themselves reflected. The post Stephen And Ayesha Curry’s Nonprofit, Rakuten To Open Reimagined Library At Oakland Elementary School appeared first on NewsOne.
Now, you may remember some of these guys on the football field… but did you know that they can hit a note just as well as they can hit the gridiron?! Melissa Wade got a chance to chat with Bryant McKinnie, a former NFL pro and Super Bowl 47 champion (with the Baltimore Ravens). He is […]
Black women are putting the sport of gymnastics on their backs. They’ve been dominating gymnastics for a while and showed their talents once again at the 2022 U.S. Gymnastics Championship. Three Black women, 17-year-old Konnor McClain, 20-year-old Shilese Jones, and 21-year-old Jordan Chiles, took home some hardware after winning the senior all-around competition and becoming […]
Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell sought to find worth in basketball amid the racial tumult of the civil rights movement. The post Remembering Bill Russell’s Towering Legacy In Sports And Politics appeared first on NewsOne.
The mobile payment service has unveiled a project dubbed "That's Money," which features ads—starring Williams, rapper Kendrick Lamar and investor Ray Dalio—that illustrate the many uses of the platform. The post Serena Williams Teams Up With Cash App To Underscore The Importance Of Money Management appeared first on NewsOne.
LeBron James just inked a hefty contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers, really earning himself a king's ransom.
One day after snatching her first win in a year at the Canadian Open in Toronto, Serena Williams dropped a bombshell: She’s retiring. https://www.instagram.com/p/ChCgQH0rFbQ/?igshid=YzAyZWRlMzg= The tennis icon made the announcement in a personal essay for VOGUE Magazine, published on the website today (August 9). She admits that she hates the term “retirement,” writing, “The best […]
Russell Westbrook has launched a digital media venture designed to increase representation in advertising. The post Russell Westbrook Launches RW Digital To Increase Representation In Advertising appeared first on NewsOne.
"I'm comfortable in my own skin and my own voice," Wallace tells us. "The ones that are not? That's on them."