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Serena Williams controversy prompts sports sexism reckoning
Tennis superstar Serena Williams is at the center of a major controversy about gender and women’s equality that transcends sports, after she and an umpire got into several heated exchanges and Williams was penalized for arguing with him and for breaking her racket. Attorney Maya Wiley tells Ari Melber the incident plays directly into the stereotype of “an angry black woman” and discusses how the umpire’s actions fit into the wider issue of gender stereotyping in the workplace.
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