Calico Jack – Accommodations, a refusal, and stigma
Regular readers of the Ye Olde Blogge, and you know who you are, realize that we support mental health awareness and openness and all sorts of positive mental health stuff, so it should come as no surprise that we’re having a quickie with Naomi Osaka.
The first quickie: Osaka refused to talk to reporters during the French Open due to mental health concerns. The tennis associations and federations of the world decided to fine her $15,000.00. Osaka then withdrew from the tournament citing anxiety and having had long bouts of depression.
The second quickie: Piers Morgan and the rest of the folks that have been stuck in the morass of the 1950’s promptly lost they minds. It should be noted that Piers put the ass in morass, amirite? This is the same set of folks that think black folk shouldn’t…
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