Redskins

Charles Kader

This year has gotten off to quite a start with Idle No More and now the Washington, D.C. mayor Vincent Gray chiming in on a franchise name change for the NFL team associated with that city....

1/23/13
ICTMN Staff
1/18/13
Representative Tom Cole (R-OK), one of two Natives in Congress, yesterday joined the groundswell of support for a new name for Washington, D.C.'s NFL franchise...
ICTMN Staff
1/16/13
Invoking such historically-significant moments as the civil rights movement and the integration of professional sports, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) has release...
ICTMN Staff
1/15/13
Washington Post columnist Mike Wise has offered his thoughts on the Washingtin Redskins' team name calling it "ill-considered, objectionable, offensive, racist, totally unacceptabl...
1/14/13
ICTMN Staff
1/9/13
Vincent C. Gray, the Mayor of Washington D.C., today joined the chorus of voices that have been calling on his city's NFL franchise to discard its offensive name...
Adrian Jawort

With the state of Washington recently voting to ban the usage of all Native American-related mascots in public schools, it brings momentum and hope to those that aim to see national mascots like the Cleveland Indians or Washington Redskins caricatures retired....

11/13/12
David P. Ball
10/7/12
Controversy over racist sports team names is growing in Canada, sparked by furor that erupted over a Facebook bid to rename the Nepean Redskins, an Ontario youth football team...
ICTMN Staff
9/30/12
On September 24, The Kansas City Star 's Public Editor Derek Donovan posted a statement on KanasCity.com , the paper's website, regarding the Star 's policy to avoid using the term...

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