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Entertainment

NEWS ROUNDUP: Serena Williams Is World’s Highest Paid Woman Athlete, Sheila E. Among Those In Prince BET Tribute…AND MORE

Tennis star Serena Williams has hit another major milestone in her career, becoming the world’s highest paid woman athlete. According to Forbes, Williams, 34, garnered $28.9 million from endorsements and money she’s earned from winning tournaments throughout the past year. Williams exceeded her rival Maria Sharapova, who consecutively topped the list for 11 years. Sharapova’s […]

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Sports

Serena slams sexist comments from tennis tournament director

Serena Williams had quite the weekend. The tennis champion managed to both soak up the sun this weekend and call out the BNP Paribas Open tournament director for his comments about female tennis players. CNN reports that Raymond Moore, the tournament director of one of the most decorated events in the game, suggested women professionals should get “down” on their “knees” every night to thank the male players who paved the way before them.

National

NEWS ROUNDUP: Anti-Abortion Activists Behind Planned Parenthood Videos Indicted…AND MORE

A group of anti-abortion activists took it upon themselves to secretly videotape activity at a Planned Parenthood in Houston, Texas in an effort to reveal how fetal tissue was being handled at the clinic. Unfortunately for the activists (affiliated with the Center for Medical Progress) their plan backfired. After examining the footage, a Houston grand […]