“Black People Don’t Ski” Brotherhood of Skiing Shows Otherwise

Everything about this film is amazing.  It gives a wonderful expose into the Brotherhood of Skiing where all the different Black Ski Clubs around North America come together to for “not a conference, we ski and then we come off the mountain and then we party.  And then we dig in our pockets, pay our registration and support our youth.”

Beginning in the 60’s the goal initially was to ski together for fun “and safety”.  However now it’s all about giving other young kids of color opportunities to meet friends and learn an athletic pastime without bounds of race or ethnicity.

Hit play, sit back, enjoy this significant story.  And remember if you’re white and grew up skiing like all the other kids around you, how privileged you really are.

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