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Winnipeg Jets: Canada's most racist team (and fans)
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Eric®
2019-04-14 20:25:32 UTC
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"Winnipeg's Whiteout street parties are attracting thousands of Jets fans
downtown to celebrate their team, but for some people the image of throngs
dressed head-to-toe in all white can be threatening.

Among them is Alexa Potashnik, the founder of Black Space Winnipeg, a non-
profit organization that lobbies for safe spaces for Winnipeg's black
community.

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Along with it, she posted an image and the caption: 'Have a look at these
photos from past Jets pandemonium/fan appreciation. The four men wearing all
white Jets outfits with pointed hoodies ... remind you of anything?'"
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/whiteout-black-space-winnipeg-1.5094772
M I Wakefield
2019-04-14 20:51:05 UTC
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Post by Eric®
"Winnipeg's Whiteout street parties are attracting thousands of Jets fans
downtown to celebrate their team, but for some people the image of throngs
dressed head-to-toe in all white can be threatening.
Among them is Alexa Potashnik, the founder of Black Space Winnipeg, a
non-profit organization that lobbies for safe spaces for Winnipeg's black
community.
Along with it, she posted an image and the caption: 'Have a look at these
photos from past Jets pandemonium/fan appreciation. The four men wearing
all white Jets outfits with pointed hoodies ... remind you of anything?'"
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/whiteout-black-space-winnipeg-1.5094772
Oh, FFS.

What it reminds me of is that most "activists" should be forced to get real
jobs.
M I Wakefield
2019-04-14 21:02:23 UTC
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And to counteract that, here's a happy hockey story:

https://ottawasun.com/news/local-news/after-48-years-and-more-than-1000-games-one-rec-league-hockey-player-joins-the-500-club/wcm/1e9178a6-85d1-46d1-affc-e0e95dc1e98a
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