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LA Times Today: NHL player Akim Aliu continues the conversation on racism in hockey
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LA Times Today: NHL player Akim Aliu continues the conversation on racism in hockey

Watch L.A. Times Today at 7 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 on Channel 1 or live stream on the Spectrum News App. Palos Verdes Peninsula and Orange County viewers can watch on Cox Systems on channel 99.

On Wednesday, we brought you the story of Akim Aliu. As one of the few Black players in hockey, he endured years of racial slurs and taunts from fans, teammates and even coaches.

Now, in part two of our interview, LZ Granderson talks to Aliu about how he’s giving back to the next generation of hockey players.