Tag: Joel Ward

May 16, 2012 / / internet

By Guest Contributor David J. Leonard

Courtesy Bossip.com

Moments after Joel Ward’s overtime goal secured a playoff victory for the Washington Capitals over Boston last month, the twittersphere exploded with a barrage of racial epithets, threats of violence, and stereotypes.

Editor’s Note: Trigger Warning under the cut–pictures of racist slurs

Read the Post Violence On And Off The Ice: Twitter Racism And The NHL

April 30, 2012 / / black