Congratulations to Serena Williams who was in attendance and accepted the Jackie Robinson Sports Award at this year’s NAACP Image Awards.
The award recognizes individuals in sports for their achievement in athletics as well as for their work in social justice, civil rights, and community involvement. With her accepting this award, Williams joins the likes of Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Magic Johnson, Wilma Rudolph, and the Harlem Globetrotters who were previously honored with this achievement.
Serena, currently holds 23 Grand Slam singles titles and having won Wimbledon seven times as a singles competitor.
Serena Williams wore a black custom Brandon Blackwood silk velvet gown that featured a deep V neckline. She styled her look with a sheer silk corset to help accentuate the asymmetric waistline along with a high slit and a circular train .