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Washington’s NFL team announced it will be dropping the racist Redskins name after decades of pressure from Native American activists.
A couple months ago the Atlantic asked me to contribute to the series the magazine runs on the back page of their magazine
Washington's NFL team continues to resist pressure to change its name to something less offensive.
Colonial military commander Lord Jeffery Amherst advocated smallpox warfare against Native Americans.
"Get off the stage, squaw!" Bella Cornell, a 14-year old girl from the Choctaw Nation, said she heard these words as she finished her testimony against the name and mascot of the McLoud High School Redskins during a mid-December school board meeting.
HuffPost spoke with a dozen Native youth about their schooling, Barack Obama and those sports mascots.
"I know Indians that are extremely proud of that name."
Bush says the name of Dan Snyder's team isn't offensive to him. But this isn't just about football.