Venus Williams was born as Venus Ebony Starr Williams on 17 June 1980, ta American parents, Oracene Price and Richard Williams.
She was a champion of Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open.
It was a snapshot from the days when the open humiliation of the black race was accepted without question.
It was a message from the past, one America tries to put behind it but can never forget.
She is an American by her nationality and is of black ethnicity. One of her siblings is Serena Williams, who is also a professional tennis player.
Speaking about her early life, career & professional achievements, she was raised in the large family with her brothers and sisters.