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Millwall fans APPLAUD as players link arms carrying anti-racism banner before some take the knee

Millwall players hold up a 'United for Change' banner before the match at The Den

QPR players all took the knee and the Millwall side linked arms ahead of last night’s game after fans had booed footballers for associating with the ‘extreme’ Black Lives Matter group on Saturday. Millwall players held an anti-racism banner that said ‘inequality’ with the ‘in’ crossed out on the halfway line in The Den in South…

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Former Pronghorns player creates anti-racism education project – Lethbridge

Former Pronghorns player creates anti-racism education project - Lethbridge

Former Pronghorns hockey player Evan Wardley is making waves this week as the founder of a new initiative tackling systemic racism and discrimination in the community. Wardley said Tuesday he was inspired by the response to the Together, Our Community rally he organized in Lethbridge over the summer. Read more: Lethbridge peace rally highlights racial…

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Calgary police provide update on anti-racism, use of force work – Calgary

Calgary police provide update on anti-racism, use of force work - Calgary

The chief and executive for the Calgary Police Service provided an update to the Calgary Police Commission on some of the anti-racism work they’ve been doing since a September meeting with Calgary city council admitting the anti-racism work needed to be done. Of the 11 areas of anti-racism work CPS identified, the service has been…

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers great Willard Reaves says anti-racism protests in sports a long time coming – Winnipeg

The Vegas Golden Knights’ Ryan Reaves, left, celebrates with goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury after defeating the Edmonton Oilers in an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

A former Winnipeg Blue Bomber is weighing in on the current crisis in pro sports surrounding issues of racial justice — and it’s something both he and his hockey-playing son can relate to first-hand. Willard Reaves, who spent five seasons as a running back with the Bombers — including as a member of the 72nd…

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Toto Wolff believes Lewis Hamilton’s anti-racism drive makes him a better driver

Lewis Hamilton's anti-racism efforts have made him a better driver, Toto Wolff has claimed

Toto Wolff believes Lewis Hamilton’s anti-racism push makes him a better driver after Brit cruised to Spanish Grand Prix victory: ‘It certainly helps him in terms of motivation’ Toto Wolff believes Lewis Hamilton’s anti-racism drive makes him a better driver The 35-year-old may use fight against discrimination as motivation for success Hamilton had pointed towards…

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