When it comes to women's sports, many turn a blind eye to their accomplishments. Nevertheless, with the most recent United States Women's National team (USWNT) win at the FIFA World Cup and the noise made at Wimbledon, it's about time we put a little respeck on the names of black women taking their sports by storm.
Here are the 12 black female athletes who are changing their games.
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Gabrielle "Gabby" Williams is an American-French professional basketball player for the Chicago Sky of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Drafted 4th overall by the Chicago Sky in 2018, Williams has since gone to win the Spanish League Championship. By the end of her rookie season, Williams had a chance to play against the top players in the league and go against some of the players she grew up watching, and despite having a rough start to her WNBA career, she is predicted to be a strong force in the upcoming season.