Black Excellence Is Not Crazy: Viral Video Shows Richard Williams Creating Black Superheroes

At the start of the 2018 U.S. Open, Nike debuted a video of Richard Williams coaching his then 9-year-old daughter Serena Williams. The commercial juxtaposes the images of Richard crouched next to a tiny Serena as he says, “This is you in the U.S. Open.” The future icon bounces the ball and breathes before her serve.…