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Williams sisters should've taken a stand

The Williams sisters have experienced discrimination, so why not stick up for Shahar Peer? Jemele Hill

Updated: February 25, 2009, 9:17 AM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

Some eight years ago, Venus Williams withdrew from a tournament in Indian Wells, Calif., before she was due to meet her sister, Serena, in a semifinal match, which drew raucous boos from the crowd.

More than a few people speculated it was match fixing. According to their father, Richard Williams, as he and Venus were walking to their seats for the championship match to watch Serena, some fans called Venus the n-word, and another fan threatened to skin him alive.

"It's ...

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