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REDSKINS RACIST HISTORY
To the 79 Percent of People Who Don't Think the Washington Redskins Should Change Their Name
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.
Redskins? How About The 'Redtails'?
Why the R*dsk*ns Need to Change Their Name
Native American issues advocate
If we can agree that I should not be called a "redskin" because that would be racist, then isn't it obvious that the Washington NFL team should not use the name? Eighty years' use of a racist term does not make a racist practice a legitimate tradition. It makes it 80 years overdue for a change.
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