The enormous polarization that we live lately is not exclusive to Spain. Following the ‘case Floyd’, the citizens of the black race that died at the hands of the police after being arrestedhas view that american society is divided in two.
A clear example of what we have lived with the enganchón on twitter who have starred in the last hours, two prominent players: Naomi Osaka, and John Isner.
It all started with a message from Isner in that showed his outrage after seeing the images of the looting and destruction some protesters have staged.
“That will stop all” wrote visibly angry, the former Top ten of the ATP, shortly before follow showing his anger by the fire in the Church of Saint Johnbuilding , which is 205 years old and which was damaged during the protests.
“This is pathetic, which arrest these anarchist losers” he lamented.
Well, his words don’t sat anything good to Naomi Osaka, who did not hesitate to give your opinion in the popular social network.
“This is pathetic, which arrest these anarchist losers”
“When tweeting about the raids before that on the death of an unarmed black man…” he wrote along with several emojis of faces of a clown.
Although it does not mention it directly, the responses to his message attacked with hardness to Isnerto whom recriminaban your lack of sensitivity with the tragic death of George Floyd.
“I see that the people that disappeared from Twitter for a week when the events began to unfold, as they begin the looting, we quickly give a good account of how they feel” said the japanese while resident in the United States many years ago.
Remember that Naomi Osakait , along with other players like Frances Tiafoe, Serena Williams, Gael Monfils, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga or Coconut Gauff participated in a video to Instagram in which they said “Enough”, as a reaction to the death of the african-american of 40 years George Floyd in Minneapolis, the 25 of may.
In two minutes and thirty seconds, the recording picked up the petition of about thirty players active and others already removed as Malivai Washington and James Blake, in addition to the coaches and managers, as the former president of the USTA Zina Garrison. All of them raised their hands in solidarity with the death of Floyd.
“Enough is enough”, is said in the video. “Our lives begin to end the day we remain silent about things that matter”, wrote Tiafoe, citing Martin Luther King.