October 4, 2022

Black History

Chris Skinner
Black History, Biography, Sports

Chris Skinner

Chris Skinner was born in 1961 in Saint John, the son of community activist and educator, Clifford ‘Nick’ Skinner. Skinner became a professional football player and was a star running back and receiver. His love for football began when he…

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Manny McIntyre
Black History, Biography, Sports

Manny McIntyre

Manny McIntyre was born in 1918 near Fredericton. As a child he began playing both ice hockey and baseball. He played shinny, a form of pick-up hockey, on frozen ponds with wooden pucks. He was a professional athlete who played…

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Chester Eatmon
Black History, Biography, History, Sports

Chester Eatmon

Chester Eatmon was born in Elm Hill on 7 Jun 1904 to William Bateman Eatman and Rosella Blanch McIntyre. Chester Aldophus Eatmon married Edna McCarty in November 10, 1925. Chester later changed his last name to Eatmon after marrying Edna.…

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