Taking a knee is a meaningless gesture when co-opted by an organization named after a racist slur.
They're asking CBS to commit now, just in case.
They're citing products like "Take Yo Panties Off" clothing to save their offensive trademark.
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.
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.
“We are certainly glad to see that after decades of silence, Mr. Snyder suddenly has an interest in the plight of Native
Earlier this summer, a HuffPost/YouGov poll found that only 21 percent of respondents thought the team should change its
WASHINGTON -- Much of the debate over whether to keep the Washington football team's name has centered around whether it's
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.
The HuffPost/YouGov poll was conducted June 17-19 among 1,000 U.S. adults using a sample selected from YouGov's opt-in online
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.