Raffi Torres Halloween Blackface

'A N*gger in Net': Racism at the World Juniors

Rachel Décoste | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

The World Junior Hockey Championship has captivated Canadians again this holiday season. But the sight of Team Canada's goalie's skin colour was met with laughter, bemusement, confusion and contempt in Canada and abroad. Thankfully, the long-ignored vestiges of disdain for diversity in hockey have been gaining attention nationwide, in the USA, and across the pond as hockey fans and foes band together to address long-standing pressures that still blight the game.

Torres Gets Heat For Halloween Blackface

The Huffington Post Canada | Scaachi Koul | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada

Phoenix Coyotes winger Raffi Torres is defending his Halloween costume — and himself — after he dressed up as rapper Jay-Z for a Halloween party t...