Osaka’s Stand for Black Bodies and Minds

I’m not surprised that we seem to be entering an era where Black athletes demand change in their workplaces.

Naomi Osaka wearing a mask with George Floyd’s name. Source: Sky Sports.

Tennis needs Naomi Osaka more than Osaka needs tennis.

Citing her mental health, Osaka said that she would be pulling out of press conferences for the French Open. Tennis officials said…



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Hal H. Harris

Black on Both Sides. Medium Writers Challenge Winner. The founder of Established in 1865. I Tweet @Established1865. E-mail is