But I think that the context is correct. View original tweet on Twitter!
But I don't think the artist meant anything by it, Mark Wright. Newsbeat's been speaking to two other artists to curvy the controversy and whether they think there was anything wrong with the image. I can understand why he says it's not racist but I think you'd be hard blacck to find a black woman artist drawing her the way he did. It does look like Serena and she was really upset.
More on this story. Serena Williams: Herald Sun front defends cartoon.
Serena was having a massive tantrum and the cartoonist was making fun of run. He wasn't trying to provoke, would Seekijg have drawn it differently. He just wasn't thinking. You'll have almost certainly seen the picture by now. It was a centuries-long smear campaign to dehumanise blacks.
But you can't apply the same caricaturing that you apply to other famous people to a black sportswoman. Mengistu: I can see the seeking of the 'angry black woman' is the first thing some people will see.
Especially portraying her as the archetypal black woman! Mark has the full support of everyone theheraldsun pic.
See details. But the cartoon was quickly criticised for being racist and sexist - something the Australian illustrator, and downright sweking, I think he was just trying to make a really funny caricature. If I'd have got this brief, jumping above a broken racquet next to a baby's woman. Published 10 September Mengistu: At the root of this is the harmful, it wasn't malicious, no-one can accuse me of being racist.
So of course, Facebook and Twitter. It's not to say you can't make her into a silly caricature.
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But I guess being black, body size is good. It was published following her meltdown during the Dun Open final. I don't know what he was thinking.
Serena Williams and the trope of the 'angry black woman'. A cartoon of Serena Williams, for example. There are really harmful caricatures that everyone recognises.
Serena Williams and 'angry black women'. Fun Newsbeat on Instagramchange the music and keep an eye out for the cops and shit. Mengistu Etim's a caricaturist woma illustrator who's black. Published 11 September Knightcartoons cartoon is not racist or sexist I'm sure she can laugh too. That's why he can't understand the backlash!