For years, interracial couples were depicted in popular culture as novelties or provocateurs.
There is an abundance of beautiful photos of this unprecedented pairing.Serena Williams is one of the most incredible athletes we’ve ever seen.The tennis star has set numerous impressive records and won tons of championships. And I said yes.” Ohanian shared the Reddit post on Facebook, simply writing, “She said yes.” Williams has a history of failed relationships with men including rappers Common, Drake, and a former tennis manager.I have to be honest, hearing Serena Williams making a statement like this kind of threw me for a loop. “To escort me to my very own ‘charming.’ Back to where our stars first collided. At the same table we first met by chance,” she added. Destination: Rome,” wrote Williams, 35, on her verified Reddit account. She indicated the nuptials will take place in Rome where she first met Ohanian. At some point during the past decade, Hollywood decided that mixed couples just aren’t controversial anymore.On shows such as ABC’s , the biopic about the couple who took their fight against anti-miscegenation laws to the Supreme Court in 1967, suggest that interracial marriage today is unremarkable.In the photo above, for example, you can see Serena and Venus shaking hands after a game in 1991 in Compton, CA. Someone would think they are forty years old by now, they have been present on the tennis scene since it seems like forever.What’s truly fantastic is that they are still young and have the capacity to add more successes to their biography. The Williamses have not only enriched tennis with their games, dominance and sisterhood, but also with unique love of fashion and style experiments.I know for a fact that Serena Williams is pro-black and well aware of her history.But this begs the question, can you be pro-black and have a mate from another race?Swimsuit Issue is here, and we love the fabulous mix of awesome ladies posing.