Revisiting Racist Sports Mascots (feat. Bomani Jones)

Beyond the Scenes from The Daily Show

11-10-2022 • 48 mins

The Cleveland Guardians and the Washington Commanders have changed their brands away from anti-Native imagery and slurs, but there are still a few sports teams who capitalize off of racist stereotypes. Sports journalist Bomani Jones and Crystal Echo Hawk, executive director of IllumiNative and citizen of Pawnee, join Roy Wood Jr. to discuss the harm posed by Native imagery in sports branding, how Americans are undereducated in Native issues, and what’s next for other professional sports teams (we see you, Atlanta and Kansas City).

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