Williams ‘will not be silent’ on killings of black men
Serena Williams vowed on Tuesday night that she “won’t be silent” about the killing of black men by police officers in the United States.
Williams wrote on Facebook that she was inspired to speak out after asking her black 18-year-old nephew to drive her to a meeting. Their car passed a police officer and Williams “quickly checked to see if he was obliging by the speed limit” so as to attracting attention.
Williams recalled “that horrible video of the woman in the car when a cop shot her boyfriend” — a reference to when Philando Castile was shot by a Minnesota police officer in July — and... read more
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