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Washington Redskins Name Controversy

Travis Waldron

Federal Judge Delivers Another Legal Blow To 'Redskins' Team Name | Travis Waldron | Posted 07.08.2015 | Sports

Washington's professional football team has lost another fight over its name. A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that the team cannot legally regi...

Travis Waldron

United Church Of Christ Condemns Washington NFL Team's 'Demeaning' Name | Travis Waldron | Posted 06.29.2015 | Sports

Add the United Church of Christ to the list of organizations that want the District of Columbia's professional football team to drop its controversial...

Travis Waldron

California Advances Bill To Ban 'Redskins' Name | Travis Waldron | Posted 06.18.2015 | Sports

Activists who have called on Washington’s professional football team to change its controversial “Redskins” name are using the current NFL offse...

Harry Reid Slams NFL For Caring More About Fantasy Football Than Racist Team Name

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) criticized the National Football League on Tuesday for shutting down a fantasy football event, but failing ...

'Redskins' Mentions Down 27% On NFL Broadcasts

Regressing | Posted 12.30.2014 | Sports

NFL announcers said the word "Redskins" 472 fewer times this regular season than in 2013, a decrease of 27%. We expected the Washington nickname contr...

This Holiday Season Let's Replace Disparaging Slurs

American Anthropological Association | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
American Anthropological Association

We call on sports teams with Native American names and mascots to consult with contemporary tribes and follow their guidance. Abandon negative characterizations and where it is mutually desired embrace positive identities so that we may preserve our Native American heritage.

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The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 11.14.2014 | Training

Το όνομα Washington Redskins έχει, για κάποιο λόγο, ακόμα δεν έχουν αλλάξει. Ο ιδιοκτήτης τη...

Phil Jackson Takes A Shot At Dan Snyder On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Sports

Phil Jackson gets it. The New York Knicks president and 11-time NBA champion as a coach posted a message on Monday night about the thousands of pe...

PHOTOS: Thousands Protest 'Redskins' Name

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 11.03.2014 | Sports

Thousands of people rallied outside TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Sunday to protest the Washington professional football team's contr...

Matthew McConaughey Wishes Redskins Logo Wouldn't Change

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment

Matthew McConaughey is November's GQ cover star and, in the accompanying interview by Brett Martin, the Oscar-winning actor waded into the controversy...


The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 10.03.2014 | Training

The Washington Redskins name has, for some reason, still not been changed. Team owner Dan Snyder simply refuses to change it and, in fact, believes "t...

Solution to Redskins Name Controversy May Be on the 'Playground'

Mark Carpowich | Posted 11.28.2014 | Sports
Mark Carpowich

As it stands, the Redskins' 1-3 start isn't even the most painful part of their 2014 season. Instead, the team has been dog-piled by bad publicity even before the season began. Embracing the story of the Hominy Indians could be the perfect solution.

Cory Booker: Revoke NFL's Nonprofit Status, Give The Funds To Domestic Abuse Prevention

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.18.2014 | Impact

The NFL continues to be the world's most valuable athletics league, raking in an estimated $9 billion in revenue last year. It also happens to be ...

Senator Will Introduce Legislation To Revoke NFL's Tax Breaks Over Redskins Name

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) announced on Tuesday that she plans to introduce legislation that would revoke the NFL’s tax-exempt status unless the ...

The Myopia of the NFL: Win at All Costs Hurts Women Fans

James Grundvig | Posted 11.15.2014 | Sports
James Grundvig

In the worst public relations disaster since the U.S. Navy's Tailhook scandal or New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's Bridgegate, the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell have embarrassed the league in less than a week. They have become the face of domestic violence.

The New Redskins Name Is Finally Here

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.12.2014 | Comedy

The Washington Redskins name has, for some reason, still not been changed. Team owner Dan Snyder simply refuses to change it and, in fact, believes "t...

Shadee Ashtari

Marco Rubio: It Is Dan Snyder's 'Right To Keep' Controversial NFL Team Name | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

Daniel Snyder, the owner of Washington's NFL team, "should in no way be forced" to change its controversial name, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) argued dur...

ESPN Wades Into 'Redskins' Name Controversy

Awful Announcing | Posted 08.25.2014 | Sports

By Ken Fang, Awful Announcing As we approach the 2014 NFL regular season, one of the stories is which announcer is going to say “Redskins” and ...

Et Tu, Media?

Doon Baqi | Posted 10.17.2014 | Sports
Doon Baqi

Whenever we can, we take people to task for being vile. We. We, the consuming public. We have a voice.

O'Malley Thinks Washington's NFL Team Should Change Its Name

The Huffington Post | David McCabe | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) -- who is considering a 2016 presidential run -- has joined the growing roster of politicians who think the District...

Amanda Terkel

How The Washington Football Team Creates A Hostile Environment For Native American Students | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Much of the debate over whether to keep the Washington football team's name has centered around whether it's actually offensive to Nativ...

Liberal Blogger Hired To Defend Redskins From Racism Charges Calls It Quits

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

The Virginia political blogger who was hired to help defend Washington's football team against accusations of racism resigned Monday night, claiming t...

Redskins Owner Dan Snyder and Donald Sterling: What's the Big Difference?

Jasbir Kaur Bawa | Posted 08.23.2014 | Black Voices
Jasbir Kaur Bawa

America in 2014 typically condemns racist behavior in the sports world -- just look at what happened to Donald Sterling. However, we've stood idly by for decades when the object of the racism is Native Americans.

There's Never Been A Trademark As Offensive As Redskins

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Business

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is clearly not a big fan of the Washington Redskins. The normally sleepy U.S. Trademark Trial And Appeal Board...

Dan Snyder's Fight to Save Redskins' Name Has Been One Long PR Disaster

Brian Frederick | Posted 08.18.2014 | Sports
Brian Frederick

Since Dan Snyder is the face of the Redskins, there is no one else who can lead the team out of this mess -- no PR consultants, no army of lobbyists, no one within the Redskins organization.