Coco Gauff has something that transcends forehands and backhands. She has the heart of a champion. And she is the fifth Black American to win the U.S. Open, joining Althea Gibson, Serena and Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens.Read More
Byline: Larry Bivins
Posted by Fierce Contributor | Sep 15, 2017
Cori “CoCo” Gauff aspires to be the greatest tennis player ever, and she just may have the game, moxie and perfect role model to make it happen.Read More
Posted by Fierce Contributor | Sep 13, 2017
For the first time ever, three of the four women playing in the women’s singles semi-finals were African American – Madison Keys, Sloane Stephens and Venus Williams.Read More
Inequality Is an Underlying COVID-19 Risk Factor
African Americans are contracting the coronavirus at an alarming rate, accounting for up to 70% of deaths in some areas. Is there hope? Yes, there are things that we can do, Dr. Melissa Clark explains. Click here to read.