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The Confederate Flag and the Fight to End Racism

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 06.29.2016 | Religion
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

In the wake of the devastating terrorist attack on June 17, 2015 at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina it has become apparent that this nation needs to deal with the pervasive issues of malicious racism and white privilege.

Opponents Of 'Redskins' Team Name Hold Largest Ever Protest At Washington Home Game

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.30.2014 | Sports

Activists took the fight against racist imagery straight to the source, and not all supporters were happy.

Students Protest High School's Decision To Change Redskins Mascot

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.22.2014 | Sports

Students in Oklahoma City on Wednesday protested a high school’s decision to change its Redskins mascot. Several hundred Capitol Hill High School...

Mascotism and the Redskins

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 12.29.2014 | Sports
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

"Mascotism," as we might name the use of terms, stereotypes, and images, touches on the very difficult issue of colonialism, domination and racism that is so deeply entrenched in American history and society.

This Name Is Too Offensive For A Snack Food, But Not For An NFL Team

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business

A U.S. government agency put the smack-down on one snack product's application for a trademark Monday, citing an offensive word in the product's name....

Here Are The Most Tasteless Mascots You'll See Outside Of A Redskins Game

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.31.2015 | Sports

The Washington Redskins may be the most notable sports team clinging to an offensive name, but they are hardly the only squad in America with a monike...

Would You Call Me a Redsk*n to My Face?

Brian Cladoosby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Brian Cladoosby

No racial group would stand for a team name that denigrated their cultural identity, but Native Americans are expected to stand by and accept this treatment just because some don't see the word as offensive.

The Placard Read: Keep the Redskins White

Tim Giago | Posted 08.18.2012 | Media
Tim Giago

Gwyneth Paltrow's tweet opened a floodgate of discussion about the use and misuse of the N-word and the process was culturally defining and highly educational. Now the national media should take on the R-word: Redskin.