Hockey Fan Wears 'The Black Guy' Jersey

In today's link roundup: Is this guy making fun of the black players or the racist fans? Plus: African-American babies born too soon.

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Hockey fan wears "The Black Guy" jersey: Earlier this season, one of the NHL's few African-American players, the Philadelphia Flyers' Wayne Simmonds, was taunted by a Canadian fan who threw a banana peel at him during a shootout. And just recently, Twitter was ablaze with racist comments after Joel Ward's Game 7 goal in overtime for the Washington Capitals. So when this hockey fan wore a jersey with Simmons' number and "the black guy" on the back, do you think he was making fun of the player, or the mindset of the fans?

People of color who could be Romney's VP: Would he really do it? ColorLines has pulled together a list of non-white candidates who could make the cut.

African-American babies born too soon: Nearly one out of every six African-American babies in the United States is born premature, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist tells the Huffington Post.

Beyoncé on how she got her body back: The singer says she lost most of the weight through 10 weeks of breast-feeding. A month after she gave birth, she put herself on a strict diet-and-exercise routine, which initially involved a lot of walking. Now she's running again and says she's only "three to four pounds" away from her pre-pregnancy weight but can already see how motherhood has changed her physically.

Jason Whitlock defends college football: He'll argue at the Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on May 8 in New York City that college football should not be banned.

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