A Junteenth Discussion with Black Girl Hockey Club

Juneteenth is a celebration of the liberation of Black folks in America! Let's celebrate the current revolution in the streets and the influx of support of the Black Lives Matter vision, and discuss how that relates to our favorite sport of ice hockey. Erica Ayala moderates a panel discussion with panelists: Joel Ward (Hockey Diversity … Continue reading A Junteenth Discussion with Black Girl Hockey Club

Intersectional Inclusion in The National Hockey League

Written By Guest Contributor, Erica Ayala  On Tuesday, March 3 the New York Islanders invited the Black Girl Hockey Club to partake in their first Women in Sports panel and networking event at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.  I wasn’t sure what to expect, other than hearing from BGHC supporters and panelists Jessica Berman and Kim … Continue reading Intersectional Inclusion in The National Hockey League

Screen the Willie O’Ree Documentary at Middleburg Film Festival With BGHC October 19

See Willie with BGHC The first Black Girl Hockey Club meetup of the 2019-2020 NHL season is coming up in Washington D.C. October 18 at Capital One Arena, which just happens to be the same weekend the Willie (2019) documentary is set to screen right up the road at the Middleburg Film Festival. The film, a … Continue reading Screen the Willie O’Ree Documentary at Middleburg Film Festival With BGHC October 19

BGHC Celebrates Black History Month in New York and Nashville

Black Hockey History in Harlem February is Black History month, and this year, the NHL is celebrating the achievements of Black hockey players with the American Legacy Black Hockey History Tour Bus, as well as highlighting Black hockey on their website. The National Hockey League invited Black Girl Hockey Club to the unveiling of this mobile … Continue reading BGHC Celebrates Black History Month in New York and Nashville