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'New York Times' Publishes Article About Serena Williams, Uses Photo of Sister Venus

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'New York Times' Publishes , Article About Serena Williams, Uses Photo of Sister Venus .
'New York Times' Publishes , Article About Serena Williams, Uses Photo of Sister Venus .
CNN reports that for a recent article on tennis star Serena Williams, 'The New York Times' erroneously published the story featuring a picture of her sister, Venus instead.
CNN reports that for a recent article on tennis star Serena Williams, 'The New York Times' erroneously published the story featuring a picture of her sister, Venus instead.
Though the incorrect photo only
appeared in the physical copy of
the publication's story, Serena
told 'The New York Times,'
"you can do better.".
No matter how far we come, we get reminded that it's not enough. , Serena Williams, via Twitter.
The article was about
Williams' new venture fund, which has recently raised $111 million.
This is why I raised $111M for @serenaventures. , Serena Williams, via Twitter.
To support the founders
who are overlooked by engrained systems woefully unaware of their biases. , Serena Williams, via Twitter.
Because even I
am overlooked. , Serena Williams, via Twitter.
After Serena called out 'The New York Times'
on Twitter and garnered over 3,000 retweets and
10,000 likes, the publication admitted it was wrong.
This was our mistake. , 'The New York Times,' via Twitter.
News outlets in the United States have a history of confusing the identities
of prominent Black Americans.
According to CNN, in 2014, a KTLA journalist interviewed Samuel L. Jackson, thinking he was Laurence Fishburne.
According to CNN, in 2014, a KTLA journalist interviewed Samuel L. Jackson, thinking he was Laurence Fishburne.
In 2018, in a tribute to the late
Aretha Franklin, Fox News embarrassingly
used a photo of Patti LaBelle.
In 2018, in a tribute to the late
Aretha Franklin, Fox News embarrassingly
used a photo of Patti LaBelle

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