J.K. Rowling and More Slam Cartoonist for 'Racist' Drawing of Serena Williams at the U.S. Open
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Serena Williams fans across the internet are coming to the athlete’s defense in response to a recently published cartoon from Australia’s Herald Sun newspaper which many are calling racist.

On Monday, Herald Sun artist Mark Knight tweeted a drawing showing an exaggerated caricature of Williams stomping on her tennis racket with a pacifier near her feet — which many felt was comparable to the stereotypes seen in anti-black political cartoons from the Jim Crow-era of America.

The cartoon was an...

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