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Redskins' Thanksgiving Tweet Is More Awkward Than Anything At Your Family Gathering

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 11.27.2014 | Sports

In case you missed it: The NFL team whose name is a dictionary-defined racial slur for Native Americans tweeted out a cheery Thanksgiving greeting. ...

U.S. Patent And Trademark Office Cancels Redskins Trademark

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office canceled six federal trademark registrations for the name "Washington Redskins" on Wednesday on the grounds that ...

Redskins Name Change Saga Takes A New Turn

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.06.2013 | DC

When nonbinding resolutions aren't enough, try asking nicely. D.C. Councilmember David Grosso (I-At large) sent a letter to Washington Redskins own...

To the 79 Percent of People Who Don't Think the Washington Redskins Should Change Their Name

Dan Treadway | Posted 07.03.2013 | Sports
Dan Treadway

This isn't even a borderline case, guys. Given our long history of mistreatment of Native Americans naming a team with any reference to that culture is a ballsy proposition. But to not only do that, but to make the name a straight-up derogatory slur, is just completely absurd.