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Black hockey players on loving a sport that doesn’t love them back


On Aug. 1, Dumba, a Filipino-Canadian player, became the first NHLer to take a knee, with support from Subban (left) and Nurse (Dave Sandford/NHLI/Getty Images)
Every year, the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) conducts a report card for racial and gender diversity hiring (both on the playing field and in the league and team offices) in the major professional sports. Of the four major team leagues in North America—MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL—the NHL is the one league that doesn’t participate.
In a 2019 interview with Minnesota’s Star Tribune, NHL executive vice-president Kimberly Davis suggested the NHL may co-operate …read more

Source:: Macleans

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