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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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The NFL And Why We’re More Outraged Over A Team Name Than Criminal Behavior

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (3 months ago)

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

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

US Politics / Liberal : Political Mojo (last year)

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 (2 years ago)

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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