Must-see morning clip: How is dressing up as other races "still a thing"?

John Oliver ridicules media personalities and celebs who promote stereotypes of other cultures

Prachi Gupta
May 12, 2014 5:09PM (UTC)

In America, the land of opportunity, we fight hard to protect our freedom -- especially our right to be racist. John Oliver asks: How is dressing up as other races "still a thing" in 2014? Good question, John. Ask the people who think racism is over.

Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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