Tennis star Naomi Osaka is using her platform to pay tribute to Breonna Taylor and spread awareness about racial injustice.
On Monday, during a match against Misaki Doi in the US Open’s first round, Osaka walked onto the court wearing a black face mask with the name of Breonna Taylor on it. Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman, . Despiteagainst Taylor’s death, . The tribute comes as people across the U.S. and the world reckon with racial injustice and police brutality.
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