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.
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
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