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Dishonorable Mention: Why the fight against Native American Mascoting

Thursday, November 2, 2023, 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
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DC-native Kevin Blackistone is a longtime national sports columnist now at The Washington Post, panelist on ESPN’s “Around the Horn,” professor of journalism at the University of Maryland, and an occasional contributor to NPR and PBS. He co-produced and co-wrote Imagining the Indian: The Fight Against Native American Mascoting, a 2022 documentary on the history of and fight against mascoting Native Americans. He has also authored academic journal articles on diversity in sports media and hagiography in sports film documentary.

Kevin will share with us why he did the film Imagining the Indian, which is at the natural crossroad of sport, identity and politics.

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