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Naomi Osaka - The Haitian-Japanese Tennis Star

If you were expecting Victoria Duval to be the torch bearer for Haiti at the US Open you may get a bit disappointed since our beloved Vicky did not make the cut. Instead, it is the rising star Naomi Osaka who registers the name Haiti in the sport sections covering the prestigious tournament.

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capois replied the topic: #103 3 months 1 week ago
I am not saying she is not Haitian. I am just saying based on what is said in the article and also what I could find online on her she is more Japanese than Haitian.
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capois replied the topic: #102 3 months 1 week ago
This is appropriation, HG. I disagree with you because she was born in Japan, she lives with her Japanese mother, she calls herself a black Japanese woman. I believe her parents asked the Japanese tennis association to let her represent Japan. So, she is far more Japanese than she is Haitian.

If you look at the dad you will realize he is one of those ignorant who do not want their kids to be associated with Haiti. We have a bunch of guys like that. Remember Bazile's dad?

The article says she can speak some Japanese. I bet you she probably cannot speak any Creole or French at all and it is likely she had never been to Haiti or taken to a Haitian environment. Ou konnen tipep nou an, HG.
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Haiti-Goal replied the topic: #101 3 months 1 week ago
She is more Haitian than Jap in my opinion. She gave an interview in which she said she barely speaks Japanese because she was born there but she did not grow up there. She grew up in New York as a black girl.

Can you identify Haiti's most successful athletes?

They are the most successful and highest paid athletes of Haitian descent and known of millions Americans and Canadians. Can you recognize them if you meet them at the mall? Well, if you are a Haitian football fan it is likely that you would struggle to identify Skal Labossiere, Pierre Paul, Adonis Stevenson, Pierre Garcon, and Cromartie. Haiti's most successful athletes are nearly unknown within the football-crazed country. 

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capois replied the topic: #33 4 months 2 weeks ago
NFL players like Pierre Paul make more money a month than all our soccer players combined! Adonis only has to fight one night to make at least 1 million dollars. Podiab Wedson fek siyen nan India pou 60000 dola. Pa gen konparezon.

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