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Offensive Mascots

American Indian Nicknames May Be Banned For DC Schools

AP | Ben Nuckols | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The D.C. Council will consider banning racially based nicknames for public schools in the nation's capital. Democratic Councilme...

Passing the Hot Potato on Indian Mascots

Lawrence Shulruff | Posted 02.16.2014 | Comedy
Lawrence Shulruff

Despite what many consider to be a racist, degrading, insulting and out-of-date mascot, the Washington Redskins football team refuses to change the team's name. No need to penalize the home team. I've come up with the perfect replacement.

School Drops Redskins Nickname... For Deerslayers?

AP | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Athletes in James Fenimore Cooper's hometown will no longer take the field as the Redskins. The school board in the upstate New ...