Pascal Siakam: 'I have to program my mind to be able to think like that and know that, ‘Okay, it's okay, don’t freak out, it's okay, they’re doing that because it’s supposed to be normal.’ And man like that’s sad, and that’s just the country we live in.”
Pascal Siakam spoke about adjusting to life as a visible minority when coming to the United States from Cameroon, and the reality of normalizing racism.Read more: Sportsnet »
Paul Workman: Locked down in London, Day 71CTV National News' London Bureau Chief Paul Workman is writing about life under lockdown in the United Kingdom's capital on CTVNews.ca.
Gregg Popovich: U.S. needs a president to say 'simply that Black lives matter' - Sportsnet.caAs demonstrators across the United States continue to protest racial injustice and acts of police brutality committed against Black people, Gregg Popovich looked to the White House and the nation's president. And what he saw were not answers, but a failure of leadership. I think the president needs to do a little more than that... What we need is Popovich to tell people to stay home to stop the violence. But, he won’t and he can’t. He can’t say that . He would not rent apartments to black people and wanted a death sentence for five black innocent men He is a racist period
As U.S. boils over, calls for Canadian justice ring out in House of CommonsParty leaders acknowledged the racism tearing apart the United States is also present in the daily lives of many Canadians and must be addressed with deeds as well as words globepolitics theJagmeetSingh cries that our PM has nothing but pretty words only to go on and quote more pretty words, then admits he has no plan - fuck this guy, seriously. globepolitics globepolitics Police murder someone on a Canadian street today that I haven't heard about?
RSM to relaunch iconic Speakers Corner to give Canadians a voice - Sportsnet.ca'With racial inequality, hatred, and discrimination still so prevalent, we as a society must do better.' - Jordan_Banks Rogers Sports & Media is encouraging Canadians to SpeakUp against racism by relaunching City_tv's Speakers Corner. Jordan_Banks City_tv But doesn’t it also provide a forum for racism, inequality and intolerance. Let’s think this thing through.
Ducks sign SHL MVP Kodie Curran to two-year contract - Sportsnet.caKodie Curran, who won Swedish Hockey League MVP and Defenceman of the Year in 2019-20, has agreed to a two-year deal with the AnaheimDucks. AnaheimDucks WOOOOOOOO
Hockey Canada issues statement denouncing racism, calling for change - Sportsnet.caAs protests against racial injustice continue across the United States and some Canadian cities, Hockey Canada has issued a statement denouncing racism and advocating for discussion and change. Hockey Canada should keep their nose in their own business. When something happens in the United States 7 of the NHL teams DO NOT belong in the convo nor does Hockey Canada. This is a US issue not a Canadian issue