The most decorated woman in sports history has time and time over proved her ‘blackness’ (even though she never had to), including showing her appreciation for black culture and the importance of its preservation.

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“When I date someone I never see color,” Williams said, according to 18 Karat Reggae.

““I date who I have chemistry with, but I must say Alexis has treated me better than any Black man I have dated,” she continued.

But the underlying factors in the racial comments directed at Williams’ engagement are problematic, and in hotep fashion, lack context around her blackness and how she can be pro-black and yet have a white fiancé.

A woman who consistently spoke out about police brutality against black men in America and uses her platform and voice to push social justice issues to a larger stage in an effort to make a greater impact on her community.

We all live our lives and love who we love on our own terms. Williams’ fiance as “the enemy” is just downright silly.

Serena and Alexis are engaged and appear to be happy.Ohanian happens to be white and many are wondering why Serena chose to marry a white man after dating so many Black men.By Victor Trammell One of the most dominant figures in the world of women’s tennis has stated that she is planning to marry outside her race for reasons she says are attributed to the flaws of black men on the dating scene.Williams’ hubby and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian dedicated four billboards to Williams in California where the 36-year-old will be competing in her first tournament since giving birth to daughter These just went up on I-10 into Palm Springs. (@alexisohanian) on “These just went up on alongside I-10 into Palm Springs,” Ohanian [email protected] & I wanted to welcome her back to tennis. “@olympiaohanian & I wanted to welcome her back to tennis.Williams has been in a number of high-profile relationships with men over the course of her professional career in the public eye.