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(News) Boston Bruins Player Patrice Bergeron Speaks Out Against Racisim

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Patrice Bergeron, the Boston Bruins star, offered his first public statement since the death of George Floyd. In the statement, Bergeron acknowledged some of his own personal ignorance on issues facing people of color while also promising to educate himself, support African Americans and be more vocal on important issues moving forward. Bergeron pledged to donate $25,000 both to the Boston branch of the NAACP and to a Canadian organization which helps facilitate the settling of immigrants in the Quebec province.

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