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Speaking Black Hockey

 

Africville Sea-Sides 1921.jpg1921 team photo of the Africville Sea-Sides. The team played in the Colored Hockey League in Nova Scotia.

 

On Saturday, February 22, hockey players and artists team up for an event that explores and celebrates black experiences in hockey. Poet nth digri a.k.a Anthony Bansfield organized Speaking Black Hockey in honour of Black History Month. It's happening at the University of Ottawa in the Alumni Auditorium from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Robert Dawson is a sports writer. In 1970, he played on Canada's first ever all-black line in university hockey. Dawson and Bansfield got the conversation started with Alan Neal in Studio 12.

 

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