Richard Williams, the father of Serena and Venus Williams has written a book about racism they endured in California. Isn't ironic that this is coming out after the case with ex-owner of LA Clippers, Don Sterling? In case you didn't know, there are many whites in California, in the North and South who are very racist. Possibly, Richard's courage to come out with this book can bring much courage to many African Americans there who are afraid of some racist whits in powerful positions there. Although, Mr. Williams says he will never go back to Indian Wells, that place is not the problem, it's many racist whites all over California.
Book by father of Serena, Venus Williams due out May 6
by APSerena 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...Read full article, here.