Bomani Jones didn’t give the “Hoka Hey, it’s a good day to die,” he was just talking about his show #TheRightTime and the social media response that “Today Was a Good Day” on October 27 because he moved the needle in talking about how racism is acceptable in sports and media.
Not meant to be anywhere near as darkly humorous as Boston’s celebrated “Curse of the Bambino” or the Chicago Cubs’ concerns about curses related to a billy goat or a reviled fan named Bartman, a curse from the late Native American political activist Russell Means was put on the Cleveland Indians
Last week “The Greatest” was laid to rest. Seems to be happening more and more as the oldest of the Baby Boomer generation begins to shuffle off this mortal coil. Seeing Ali go down for the 10 count got me waxing nostalgic.
The Washington Post poll about "redskin" sports names raised uproar in social media, but, as Harlan McKosato pointed out, "what we see on social media nowadays…does not reflect how Nati
The Washington Post poll that came out last week showing that nine out of 10 Native Americans surveyed did not find the term Redsk*ns offensive drew outrage from Indians all over the internet, and from tribal leaders and scholars who have been leading the charge for changing the team nic
Indian Country is abuzz over the Washington Post poll that pu
For many, the key take away of the recent survey conducted by the Washington Post is that the vast majority of American Indians do not take offense at the name of the local professional football team.
Been an interesting couple of weeks, but two things jumped out and caught my attention. At first they might seem kind of unrelated but a closer look reveals two sides of the same coin. And the coin is called racism.
The 2015 Lakota Nation Invitational was this past weekend, so basketball is on everyone’s minds; but for those of us who were born and raised on the Rez, it’s always been a part of our lives.
The latest example of the name and mascot wars is at Amherst College in Massachusetts.
The NFL kicks off their first full slate of games on Sunday and the Washington R**skins will host their season opener against the Miami Dolphins.
I am writing to you as a concerned citizen of the state of Maine. As you may be aware there has been an ongoing discussion and series of events regarding the Skowhegan High School’s use of the mascot “Indians” for their sports teams.
This is a call to athletes to step up and tell sports owners what your personal beliefs are, and refuse to continue to support a racist name. You know who you are and you need to take this very seriously.