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Offensive Team Names

Amherst College Ditches Its Symbol Of White Oppression

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.26.2016 | College

Amherst College said Tuesday it was dumping its unofficial mascot, Lord Jeffery Amherst, because the colonial military commander's advocacy for racia...

Win Today, Lose Tomorrow

Jeremiah Goulka | Posted 03.16.2014 | Politics
Jeremiah Goulka

"Redskins" is an offensive term and therefore inappropriate for the team representing our nation's capital. That's kind of obvious, right? Most Republicans don't think so. For one thing, Republicans tend to wear a set of blinders, crafted and actively maintained by the party's functionaries and its media priesthood.

'Arab' Mascot Sparks Debate About Ethnic Caricatures In Sports

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 12.02.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On game days in Thermal, where date farms and desert surroundings evoke the Middle East and nearby communities have names like Me...