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Cameras at the Australian Open scrolled by a fan in blackface during a Serena Williams match Wednesday (Jan. 27). The woman smeared what looks like paint (or shoe polish?) all over her face.In case there was any doubt about who she was trying to portray, she’s holding a sign that reads “Keep Calm and Be Like Serena.”

Australia has a strong reputation for racism. Last year, a reporter for Australia’s Fox Sports apologized for posting an Instagram photo donning blackface.

On a brighter note, Williams won her semi-finals match against Agnieszka Radwanska.

Photo: screencap

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