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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 ...

NFL To Meet With Tribe About Redskins

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 12.07.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — The NFL says it will meet with representatives of an Indian tribe from New York that is campaigning for the Was...

Congress Slams Redskins Using 'Racial, Derogatory Slur'

AP | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ten members of Congress are urging the Washington Redskins to change their name because it is offensive to many Native Americans. The r...

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.