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Rosie Prata : Artists Respond to Cleveland Team's Racist Logo

20.10.16

Artists Respond to Cleveland Team's Racist Logo: [canadianart.ca] There are sports commentators, Indigenous and non-Indigenous, who simply refuse to say the full name of the Cleveland team. Sportsnet newscaster Jamie Campbell and others have followed the lead of Blue Jays broadcaster Jerry Howarth, who made a promise in 1992 to stop saying racist team names on air after receiving a letter from an Indigenous fan from Northern Ontario asking Howarth to consider the offensive associations that these words carry.


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