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11/27/2014 11:20 pm ET Updated Nov 27, 2014

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

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.

Given the team's use of its controversial name and iconography in the message, on an occasion that many Native Americans see as a reminder of genocidal campaigns against them, the tone-deaf tweet did not go unnoticed.

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