Naomi Osaka at this year’s French Open — Images: Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua via Getty Images

Why We Should Stand With Naomi Osaka

Superstar athlete and tennis wunderkind Naomi Osaka, 23, continued her winning streak at the French Open by securing victory in the first round, but that enviable start has been overshadowed by the burgeoning activist’s daring moves off the court.

Osaka made a public announcement regarding her decision not to participate in press conferences at this year’s French Open, as a necessary form of…




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