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Serena Williams grew up in Compton and went on to dominate tennis, a sport with a small number of black faces.  Whether it’s penning the Grammy and Oscar winning song “Glory,” or appearing on talk shows discussing the African-American plight, Common has been at the forefront of discussions concerning race and activism.  Together the longtime friends and former couple sat down for a candid conversation about fame, race, and gender.

The video below is an edited, condensed version of The Undefeated in Depth: Serena with Common, an interview special that debuted on ESPN.

Transcript on The Undefeated.

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