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Lacrosse Initiatives in Barbadoes And Among Black and Brown US Teens

Lacrosse Initiatives in Barbadoes And Among Black and Brown US Teens

Jimi Payne, Courtesy of Jimi Payne

Jimi Payne, Courtesy of Jimi Payne

Larry Mackey, Courtesy of Larry Mackey

Larry Mackey, Courtesy of Larry Mackey

Jimi Payne attended St. Mary’s High School in Arundel County where he played for UNC Alum and Hall of Famer Mike Burnett. He is the Founder of the  Barbados Sports Mission in the Caribbean which is a Non-Profit organization dedicated to Teaching life skills through athletic training and competition and growing lacrosse in Barbados. Part 2 features an interview with Larry Mackey, a native of Huntington, New York. He reflects on what it was like to be the only African-American on his high school team and sharing the game of lacrosse among at risk black and brown teens in the state of Washington. 

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