Serena Williams is an American professional tennis player; she has millions of fans worldwide. Serena is an inspiration for everyone. Recently, the 35 years old tennis player speaks about the increasing police violence of unarmed African Americans.
Serena prefers to speak, rather than being silent. In addition, she wants to express what’s on her mind.
Serena Williams fears for her nephew.
On Tuesday, the tennis player used her official Facebook page and shares a post. Serena expresses how she fears for the safety her nephew, who is 18 years old.
Serena shares what had happened when she asked her nephew to drive for her.
The tennis player wrote, “In the distance I saw cop on the side of the road. I quickly checked to see if he was obliging by the speed limit.” “Than I remembered that horrible video of the woman in the car when a cop shot her boyfriend,” she added.
Serena shares her Facebook post after the deaths of two African American men, Keith Lamont Scott and Terence Crutcher. The two are fatally shot by police in Charlotte and Tulsa.
Serena wrote, “All of this went through my mind in a matter of seconds. I even regretted not driving myself.” “I would never forgive myself if something happened to my nephew. He’s so innocent. So were all ‘the others,” she added.
The tennis player already lost her half-sister in a 2003 drive-by shooting in Compton, California.
Her Facebook post receives thousands of likes, shares and comments.
According to Serena, she won’t be silent.
Serena is not just one of the best athletes, but she definitely loves playing tennis.
The tennis player told the reporter, “That is something that I think is of great concern because it will be devastating. They’re very good kids. I don’t think that the answer is to continue to shoot our young black men in the United States” “We have to learn that we have to love one another. It’s going to take a lot of education and a lot of work, I think, to get to that point,” she added.
Written by: Mae S.