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60th Anniversary of NHL Desegregation

William Eldon O’Ree, OC ONB: 60th Anniversary of NHL Desegregation By Dawn Upshaw Community reports confirm African Nova Scotians played recreational and competitive hockey before 1820. Segregation blocked African Nova Scotians playing on mixed teams or competing against European Nova Scotian teams. 1900-1925, African Canadians organized the Coloured Hockey League of the Maritimes, credited with …

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