The NBA's swift action on issues of racism has reignited the fight against the name of Washington's football team and others like it. The post New York Lawmakers To Introduce Resolution Against Teams’ Use Of Racial Slurs Like ‘Redskins’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Currently, Washington, DC's pro football team, the [Redacted], has the distinction of being the only team in the NFL whose name is a racial slur. A little more than 50 years ago, it had another unfortunate distinction: It was the la... Read Post
Allow me to be perfectly clear: the name “Redskins” is absolutely an offensive racial slur, and, yes, owner Dan Snyder and the Washington Redskins organization should change the name. Ultimately, doing so is harmless. Some fans will... Read Post