US Open final

Re-reading Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen: An American Lyric,” the inspiration for The Injured Body: A Film about Racism in America, and the chapter on Serena Williams resonates so deeply in the context of what happened at the US Open final.

“Yes, and the body has memory. The physical carriage hauls more than its weight. The body is the threshold across which each objectionable call passes into consciousness–all the unintimidated, unblinking, and unflappable resilience does not erase the moments lived through…”

serena williams and naomi osaka

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