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New York Lawmakers To Introduce Resolution Against Teams’ Use Of Racial Slurs Like ‘Redskins’

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.
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Congresswoman: NFL, Redskins 'Promoting a Racial Slur'

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (11 months ago)

On Monday, at a symposium on the Washington Redskins name, Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) said the NFL and the Washington Redskins were actively promoting prejudice with the nickname of the football team. According to Al Jazeera America... Read Post

That Time Nazis Marched for Washington's All-White Football Team

US Politics / Liberal : Political Mojo (10 months ago)

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

Why “NEVER” Abandoning ‘Redskins’ As His Team’s Name Might Soon Cost Dan Snyder A Lot Of Money

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (last year)

The never-ending dispute over whether the National Football League’s Washington Redskins should change their name is heating up again. Early in May, D.C. City Councilman David Grosso introduced a resolution asking the team to change... Read Post


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