Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley admits he inadvertently became a part of the “systemic racism” at the club when he dismissed claims made by former Magpies player Héritier Lumumba in 2017.
- Buckley says he had been “dismissive” of Lumumba’s claims about his experiences of racism at the Magpies
- An independent review found the club guilty of “distinct and egregious” systemic racism
- Buckley says the Magpies must commit themselves to making changes to the club’s culture
Buckley was speaking a month after a report — compiled by an independent review commissioned by Collingwood — was made public in which the club was found guilty of “distinct and egregious” systemic racism.
The report said there was a gap between what the club…