Tag Archives: hockey

Two black women embrace their chance to be hockey role models for black girls

26 Nov

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Two black female hockey players,Kelsey Koelzer and Sarah Nurse, a forward at Wisconsin, are two of college hockey’s top players and rising stars in their national-team programs. With increased visibility, they recognize their capacity to motivate a generation of young girls from similar backgrounds. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/two-black-women-embrace-their-chance-to.html

 

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Fan throws banana peel at black hockey player ( Wayne Simmonds )

24 Sep

Fan throws banana peel at black hockey player ( Wayne Simmonds )

For what most definitely the first time ( and I’m sure the last time. ) ever I am posting a story about NHL Hockey. Sadly it’s not because of some great achievement by a black player but because of the racism aimed at African American player Wayne Simmonds when a fan threw a banana peel at him. 

Read more : http://aareports.com/2011/09/fan-throws-banana-peel-at-black-hockey.html