This Commercial Won’t Make it to the Superbowl

I discovered this on Filmsforaction.org.

The National Congress of American Indians did not have the funds to run this ad during the Super Bowl. You should watch it and share it anyway.”

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Video Description (with hyperlinks to twitter handles added):

“Watch the #BigGame commercial the NFL would never air. Get involved by contacting the Washington Professional Football Team, the NFL and the Washington Post:

DC Team

@redskins
Facebook.com/redskins
http://www.redskins.com/footer/contac…

Roger Goodell & NFL

@NFL 
@NFLcommish
http://www.facebook.com/NFL

Washington Post

DC’s hometown paper is still using the R-word in its coverage of the team.

@WashingtonPost
@PostSports 
http://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost

Thank you to all of the filmmakers who donated their footage.”

ban_redskins

For more analysis of the video itself, check out this post at Native Appropriations.

Ubuntu,

From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW, LLMSW

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I'm a Social Justice Educator and Aspiring Humanitarian who is interested in conflict resolution, improving intergroup relations, and building more equitable and inclusive communities. "Notes from an Aspiring Humanitarian" is my blog, where I write about issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice. By exploring social identities through written word, film & video, and other forms of media, I hope to continue to expand and enrich conversations about social issues that face our society, and to find ways to take social action while encouraging others to do so as well in their own ways.

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