Why White NHLers are Calling Out Racism Now


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Hockey is a predominantly white sport. So when you’re Sharks winger Evander Kane, one of the few black players in the NHL, speaking out and advocating for racial justice can be an extremely lonely thing. Until your white teammates and opponents start using their voices as well. Avalanche beat writer Ryan S Clark joins Kate Scott to discuss why white NHLers are stepping up to call out racism now and what the next step in this process may look like in the months and years to come. To read Ryan’s articles on race and the NHL, visit: https://theathletic.com/author/ryan-s-clark/ For a free 90 day subscription visit: http://theathletic.com/theupdate

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