UNaomi Osaka uyisongo emdlalweni wethenesi

UNaomi Osaka – onqobe umqhudelwano wethenisi wokuvulwa eMelika ngempelasonto – ugqoke izifonyo eziyisikhombisa ezahlukene ukuhlonipha izisulu zonya lwamaphoyisa aseMelika.

Ukunqoba kwakhe ezindaweni ezimibalabala emphakathini kwesekwe yisithandwa sakhe (esidume) ngokuba ngumrepha uCordae.

UOsaka umele i-Japan kepha ubaba wakhe wayeyindoda emnyama yase-Haiti futhi wahlala eMelika kusukela eneminyaka emithathu.

Ithenisi yabesifazane ibuswe cishe iminyaka engamashumi amabili nguSerena Williams nodadewabo uVenus.

Amandla alabo dade bakwaWilliams aguqule ithenisi yabesifazane.

UOsaka, oneminyaka engama-22, usebekwe endaweni yesithathu emhlabeni futhi manje uthathwa njengomuntu ozothatha izintambo kuVenus, osekusondele ukuphela komsebenzi wakhe.

UOsaka uthi ubushoshovu bakhe bugqugquzelwe ukushona komngani wakhe obeyingwazi yomdlalo webhasikidi uKobe Bryant engozini yendiza enophephela emhlane ngoMasingana.

Abanye abaphawuli bamgxeka ngokuletha ezombusazwe kwezemidlalo, kodwa yena waphendula wathi:

“Bonke abantu ababengitshela ukuthi” ngigcine ezombusazwe ngaphandle kwezemidlalo “, (okwakungeyona nezepolitiki nhlobo), bangikhuthaza kakhulu ukuthi nginqobe. Kungcono ukholwe kusemanje ukuthi ngisazovela kumabonakude wakho isikhathi eside.”

Isifonyo abesigqoke emdlalweni wokugcina besinegama elithi Tamir Rice, umfana oneminyaka eyi-12 ubudala owabulawa yiphoyisa ngesikhathi edlala ngesibhamu sethoyizi.

Umrepha uCordae (igama lakhe langempela uCordae Dunston) ubegqoke isikibha ebesinamagama athi ‘Awangaholelwa amaphoyisa’.

UCordae, oneminyaka engama-23, uyilungu le-XXL Freshman Class labaculi abasafufusa kanye noDaBaby, uRoddy Ricch noMegan Thee Stallion.