"Every athlete, every human and definitely every African-American should be grateful," the tennis star said.
Venus is 11 years old and Serena is just 9 in the old “Today” show clip.
The tennis superstar worked just four months out of the period Forbes tracked after taking time off to have her daughter, Olympia.
Jerome Barson, 78, who was a passenger in a sedan that collided with the SUV Williams was driving, died 13 days after the June 9 accident.
The tennis star's remarks about Serena's appearance convey her disbelief in Serena's skill and a disturbing emphasis on her body.
By Joseph Pate A few weeks ago, I played tennis with a close friend of mine, also a young, black male. Thomas and I have
Labor Day weekend started off with a smash for Serena Williams, who welcomed her first child with husband Alexis Ohanian.
Police body camera shows the exchange with the tennis star after the crash that led to a death.
The Venezuela-born 23-year-old sealed her second grand slam victory.
Authorities first said the tennis star was "at fault" for the deadly car accident.