Reading Tennis Queen Serena Williams' Fashion Statement

L.A. Weekly | September 20, 2004
The rap-pop princess outfit Serena Williams wore at the U.S. Open reflects a look-at-me aesthetic has a long-standing tradition and deeper purpose for black people. A history of political marginalization and near social invisibility has constantly challenged us to make ourselves seen — literally.

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