Teen Hockey Player Faces Racist Chants

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13-year-old African American ice hockey player Divyne Apollon II was the victim of racial slurs and chats at a Maryland hockey tournament. The teen plays for the Metro Maples Leafs and is the only African-American on the squad. After he was suspended for the rest of the tournament for fighting back, his teammates rallied around him and Apollon is starting a movement promoting “Hockey Over Hate.” In tennis, world number nine Kei Nishikori ended his title drought after defeating Daniil Medvedev in three sets to win the Brisbane International. RT America’s Steve Christakos joins Scottie Nell Hughes to discuss.

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