Willie O’Ree- The First Black NHL Player Trailblazer

How one man changes the face of hockey being the Black player.

Photo by Shawna Mizelle, CNN

It is very rewarding to see a history maker getting recognition for making history during his lifetime. With all the denial of the accomplishments of people of color in America, it is refreshing to see that the House passed a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Willie O’Ree, the first Black NHL player…

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