DALLAS (AP) — Wimbledon champion Serena Williams says the recent fatal police shootings of two black men and the attack on police in Dallas have her worried.
Williams was asked about the episodes after winning Wimbledon on Saturday.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin To Be Sentenced Friday For The Murder Of George Floyd
She says the events made her think about her nephews.
She says she’s wondering if she should call them and tell them, “Don’t go outside. If you get in your car, it might be the last time I see you.”
On Tuesday in Louisiana, a black man was shot by police. A day later in Minnesota, another black man was shot dead by an officer.READ MORE: Police Respond To Overnight Unrest In Uptown
Then, five police officers were shot and killed during a protest in Dallas on Thursday.
Williams says “obviously, violence is not the answer of solving it.” She calls the Dallas shootings “very sad.”
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