The Supreme Court boosted the team's controversial name by striking down a law banning "disparaging" trademarks.
I believe this so-called "honoring," taking "pride" in, and "respecting" Native Americans by the cultural descendants of those who engaged in land theft, forced evacuations and slaughter strikes me as justification for further misappropriation of cultural symbols.
"This movement has been coming for a long time," Jaramillo, a UCC national officer, told The Huffington Post. In 2013, Washington
Robert Griffin may still have a lot of football left in him, but perhaps we should be asking what type of football that is. Will he ever be truly dynamic again and will he able to improvise with the ease and precision like he used to? These are questions yet to be fully determined, but sadly, we may already know the answer.
"We'll be looking at that petition, we will be dealing with that issue on the merits and we'll be responding accordingly
“We are certainly glad to see that after decades of silence, Mr. Snyder suddenly has an interest in the plight of Native
The Washington Redskins and Chief Wahoo are not something said in private. They are as public as it gets. Millions of dollars are made each year by the sale of merchandise with these names and logos prominently appearing. Yet the leagues do nothing.
It's not every day one gets to meet an owner of a National Football League team, particularly if you have a mustache -- unless you hang around St. Louis or Jacksonville.
This is not about which side is right. This is a lesson on how to approach differences. In this case, the Neshaminy kids took into consideration the opposing view. The billionaire NFL owner is just a bore.
I am a lifelong Washington Redskins fan. I love them. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool Washington Redskins loyalist. And I want them to change their name.
One of the perks of capitalism is to have the ability to name your entity what you wish or carry on a pre-existing one. The ability to name and anoint signifies power and jurisdictional control over that which is named.
"As you correctly recognize, the issues raised with respect to the Washington Redskins name are complex, and we respect that