Why Did This Serena Williams Fan Think It Was OK to Show Up at the Australian Open in Blackface?

Wasn't anyone at the match disturbed by this?

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How to cheer for Serena Williams at a tennis match:

  1. Show up
  2. Clap when Serena wins a point
  3. Look disappointed when she doesn’t
  4. Maybe bring a sign
  5. Definitely don’t wear blackface

It seems so simple, doesn’t it? And yet:

Sigh. Serena won her semifinals match against Agnieszka Radwanska at the Australian Open and will take on Angelique Kerber in the finals today. Let’s hope this “fan” isn’t anywhere near the court.

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[via Black Sports Online]

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