Women's Tennis Association

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  • The Life and Success of Serena Williams

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    Serena Williams is the number one women’s tennis player in the world. Her outstanding skills have earned her 50 million dollars through just prizes; that is more than any other athlete in the world (“Serena Williams Fast Facts”). Her fast reflexes, amazing skills, and outgoing personality have made her known as a powerful woman and an inspiration to many young girls. This African-American woman is almost six feet tall and is made of steel. With her long, muscular legs and her quick arms, no wonder

  • Jean King Research Paper

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    All the women athletes of today have people and events from past generations that inspired them like Babe Didrikson Zaharias, the All-American Professional Girls Baseball League, Billie Jean King, and the 1999 United States Women’s World Cup

  • Analysis Of Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers : The Story Of Success

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    Hard Work Generating Success Prompt: Write an essay that defends or challenges or qualifies Gladwell’s assertion that “if you work hard enough and assert yourself, and you use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires” (Gladwell 151). Vince Lombardi, a great American football coach, and player, once stated that the “dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success”. According to Lombardi, hard work will get you

  • The Advertisement Of The Nike Advertisement Essay

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    ad is the genius use of Serena Williams. The use of her conveys popularity, success, skilled and beauty. She is perhaps the most famous tennis player amongst men and women. She is one who can actually say “ball is life.” Amazingly, Serena has been a professional tennis player since the age of 14. She is currently 33 years old, which means she has been playing tennis longer than she hasn’t been playing. Serena is currently ranked number 1

  • Serena Williams Role Model

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    Serena Williams is currently the greatest female tennis player in the world. She holds more grand slams titles than any male player. With her older sister Venus, she is well known for her commitment, generosity and charity work. Serena's contribution to society is outstanding, and her hubristic personality is one to cherish. Her determination is incredible towards everything she does, which makes her a role model to society. Specifically young female tennis players are inspired by Serena, due to her dedication

  • Essay On Anger In Anger

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    Anger is a surviving mechanism for the stress associated with oppression. To be passed over, misjudged and subjected is a nerve breaking idea – a thought that makes a person angry, disappointed, and anguished. Rankin concludes “And there is no (Black) who has not felt, briefly or for long periods, with anguish sharp or dull, in varying degrees and to varying effects ” (Rankin 124). Discrimination is linked to chronic stress and this stress is linked to anger. Anger as a result of prejudice, inequity

  • Black Women in Sports: Sexuality and Athleticism Essay

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    flexibility and their smaller bodies make them able to run for long distances at a faster rate. Black women track athletes were also confined to popular notions of female sexuality. Cleveland Abbot, the formidable Athletic Director of the Tuskegee women's track program said in the documentary "Dare to Compete," a documentary film on the history of women sports, that he wanted "foxes not oxes." Black women athletes had to look attractive as well as be good athletes, unlike their male counterparts who

  • Women : The Cold War Goodwill Tours

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    In 1941, American women tennis players served as goodwill ambassadors for the state department. These goodwill ambassadors led successful women on global tours. Successful women were given the opportunity to grow and become the image of the United States internationally. Even though they were doing good with the state department, the women experienced much pressure and criticism. Alice Marble who created the Cold War goodwill tours. There were women abroad playing sport after World War II. Althea

  • Racism And Discrimination Coincide With A Lot Of Issues

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    Maisson Shuman ENC 1102 Dr. Dimock 12/01/2016 Racism and discrimination coincide with a lot of issues we deal with in the world today. I chose this topic because of many situations; America is forgoing at this moment of time. Especially with this recent presidential elections. Many do not realize this type of prejustice also plays a role in sports throughout history and up until this day. One main issue is religion. I am a Muslim and I am proud to follow the religion of Islam. Many

  • Gender Pay Gap for Women Athletes Essay

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    Traditionally men have dominated the world of sports however in recent year’s women’s sports have become popular and with their new found popularity, women’s sports have evolved into marketable leagues of their own. Although women’s sports took a huge leap forward, women players still don’t receive the same financial compensation for playing the same sports in the same arenas as their male counterparts. In Purse Snatching by Donna Lopiano, she points out sexism may have a huge effect on this financial

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