Starting a Conversation: Kwame Mason on Hockey, Race and Representation

Damon Kwame Mason wanted to start a conversation. No one was talking about hockey players who looked like him and that just wouldn’t do.  Mason wrote, directed and produced the documentary “Soul on Ice: Past Present and Future.” The film, released in 2015, traces back to the roots of black athletes playing hockey, features interviews … Continue reading Starting a Conversation: Kwame Mason on Hockey, Race and Representation

Black Hockey History: The Maritime Colored Hockey League

Did you know Black folks have been playing hockey since the 1800s? The Maritime Colored Hockey League was founded in Nova Scotia in 1894 and had teams with names like The Eureka and Jubilee. George and Darril Fosty wrote a book about the league, Black Ice: The Lost History of the Colored Hockey League of … Continue reading Black Hockey History: The Maritime Colored Hockey League