They're citing products like "Take Yo Panties Off" clothing to save their offensive trademark.
We should not let the fear of a football team regaining trademark registration justify the suppression of rights for other groups.
The moment more fans reject that paradigm and hold the league accountable will be the moment things will finally change for the better. In a more diverse and tolerant America that increasingly rejects for-profit bigotry, that moment is coming sooner rather than later.
It's been 20 years since a professional football game was played in Los Angeles. For our second-largest city, with all of its wealth, entrepreneurial spirit and energy, that's simply not acceptable. True, you have near-professional quality some years with UCLA and USC. Unfortunately, it's not quite the same.
Looking back, one could admit that he bit off more than he could possibly chew. Nonetheless, the franchise hasn't been the biggest help either.
True objectivity involves recognizing that using this racial slur in news coverage is, unto itself, an act of opinion and advocacy on behalf of those who wish to denigrate Native Americans.
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.
Washington football team owner Dan Snyder has refused to change the team's name and has argued that it is a term of honor
WATCH SEGMENT OF INTERVIEW ABOVE In his continued quest to defend the name of his NFL franchise, billionaire Daniel Snyder
And O'Malley may find that some of his constituents don't agree with him, either. A Facebook analysis found it was the most
Native students face more challenges starting out than non-Native individuals. For Native young adults ages 15 to 34, for
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.
Last week the United States Patent and Trademark Office canceled the team's trademark registration, agreeing with Native
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Shrum and Matalin agree it's the definition of insanity for the president to reinsert U.S. into centuries-long religious war when likeliest conclusion a tripartitioned Iraq back to pre-1919.