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Club introduces blacks to skiing

Group grows to 50 members of all ages

Nubian Empire Ski Club members, from left, Denard Cummings, Phil Littlejohn and Benita Law-Diao enjoy a run at Okemo Mountain.
Nubian Empire Ski Club members, from left, Denard Cummings, Phil Littlejohn and Benita Law-Diao enjoy a run at Okemo Mountain.
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Omoye Cooper was once a reluctant skier. She didn’t understand the point of going out into the cold, strapping two long sticks to your feet, and sliding down a mountain. But in the late 1990s, after much cajoling from a friend, she agreed to attend a Never Ever ski class — a class for people who have never set foot on the slopes. She spent the day at Jiminy Peak, struggling to stay upright. “I ...


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