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Watch: Serena Williams just masterfully defended herself against a manipulative reporter and gave us all a world class lesson in self love at the same time

There are 101 ways this exchange could’ve gone differently. However, Williams’ concise directive, “You should apologize,” did more than demand kindness. It demanded accountability for rudeness. Well done. This is truly the perfect lesson in “How to respond to respond rude people in 2017.”

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Women of Color Are:

Accomplished:

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Multi- Talented


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Graceful:

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Colorful:


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Elegant

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Artistic: 

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Humble:


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Compelling:

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Courageous  

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Powerful

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Fabulous: 

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PASSIONATE

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Overlooked 

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WOMEN OF COLOR ARE VALID, HUMAN, AND FUCKING AWESOME

Y'all negros NOT about to drag Serena for marrying a white man. While y'all body shamed her for years about being too masculine and muscular for y'all taste. AND YOU WILL NOT degrade her to just beings Drakes ex when she has accomplished more than that emotional culture vulture ever will, not on my watch!!

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Serena won her first Grand Slam at 17. She’s part of the only pair to win a Career Doubles Golden Slam.

She was the 5th woman to hold all four Grand Slam singles titles simultaneously.

She was the only player in history to win three Grand Slam singles titles by beating top two ranked players.

She has the most hardcourt grand slam singles titles. She’s the oldest player to hold all four Grand Slam singles titles.

She’s the first player ever to win 80+ matches at 3 of the 4 grand slam events. Has “Roger” done that?

Serena greatest athlete ever! Definitely no one close in tennis.