Published on July 14th, 2015 | by Dr. Jerry Doby0
POWER MOVE: Did you know Serena & Venus Williams bought a stake in the Miami Dolphins? | Urban Intellectuals
This was new and great news to me. I had no idea the Williams sisters were making history in professional sports by becoming the first African American females to have ownership in a NFL franchise.In August of 2009, the Serena and Venus officially became limited ownership partners in the NFL’s Miami Dolphins, according to People magazine, putting entrepreneurship and ownership on the front burner of conversations in the black community.The announcement that the Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., residents would become the first female African-Americans to hold an ownership stake in a NFL franchise and two of the few African-Americans league-wide to hold this unique distinction was made by Stephen Ross, owner and managing partner of the Dolphins.