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Watch: Comedian John Oliver Joins in on Redskins Name Debate – NSFW

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown June 19th, 2014 Last Updated on: June 19th, 2014

Warning – Does contain mature language!

British comedian John Oliver has just become a new Native ally in the fight against the Washington Redskins name debate. He featured the “Proud to Be” commercial that was recently shown during the NBA finals and had this to say:

“For the average American,” he joked, “that ad should tug at 1/16th of your heartstrings and make the rest extremely guilty.”

Watch as he takes on the issue on his show Last Week Tonight With John Oliver on HBO.


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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.



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