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Black Chicago Blackhawk Reacts To Racist Blackhawks Fans

"The Blackhawks have banned four fans from their home games for directing racist taunts toward Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly," AP reports. "The Blackhawks also apologized to Smith-Pelly and the Capitals."

The incident:

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Smith-Pelly:

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The Blackhawks' Anthony Duclair:

"How do I feel? I mean, like, we have some Blackhawks fans that think a certain way. If they're Blackhawks fans, they would know there is a black hockey player on the team.

"It's obviously a white sport, and you just want to go out there and compete. There's obviously some ignorant people in this world, so you have to deal with that."

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"Every black hockey player has been through this."

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