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Federal Judge Delivers Another Legal Blow To 'Redskins' Team Name
The franchise countered that decision by suing the plaintiffs who originally brought the case, arguing in court filings that
Obama Administration Rebuffs D.C.'s Efforts To Bring Back The Redskins
Efforts to lure the Washington Redskins back to the District have come up against a potentially insurmountable challenge
United Church Of Christ Condemns Washington NFL Team's 'Demeaning' Name
"This movement has been coming for a long time," Jaramillo, a UCC national officer, told The Huffington Post. In 2013, Washington
ACLU Defends Redskins' Free Speech Rights, Says Government Shouldn't Intervene
The ACLU says the government has gone too far.
House Bill Would Revoke Washington NFL Team's Trademarks
The public, however, has largely sided with Snyder, who has said he will "never" change the name. A HuffPost/YouGov poll
A Civil Rights Group That Works With The NFL Has Publicly Denounced The 'Redskins' Name
“Based on our study and conversations, we believe the Washington Club should cease using the name.”
California Considers 'Redskins' Ban For All Schools
While the four California schools hold out, schools across the U.S. have been voluntarily abandoning the “Redskins” name
Why The 'Redskins' Name Can't Be Separated From The Bigger Issues Native Americans Face
With only 5.2 million Native Americans in the U.S. -- 2 percent of the total population, according to the 2012 Census, with
Redskins' Thanksgiving Tweet Is More Awkward Than Anything At Your Family Gathering
In case you missed it: The NFL team whose name is a dictionary-defined racial slur for Native Americans tweeted out a cheery
Anti-Redskins Ad Explains Exactly What Defenders Of NFL Team's Nickname Refuse To Accept
In just 30 seconds, a new video powerfully states its case for changing the controversial nickname of the NFL's Washington
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FCC Considering Move To Ban Washington Redskins Nickname
By Reuters, Reuters
"We'll be looking at that petition, we will be dealing with that issue on the merits and we'll be responding accordingly
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The Daily Show
Writer, producer, and member of the 1491s, a sketch comedy group
"Is that shirt supposed to be funny?" she asked motioning to my satirical "Caucasians" T-shirt. And then she said, "I'll f*cking cut you." This is the part you don't really see in its full glory on the segment.
Marco Rubio: It Is Dan Snyder's 'Right To Keep' Controversial NFL Team Name
Daniel Snyder, the owner of Washington's NFL team, "should in no way be forced" to change its controversial name, Sen. Marco
ESPN's 'Monday Night Football' Sideline Reporter Will Not Say 'Redskins': Report
"You know, it’s sort of fun to talk about the name of our football team, because it gets some attention for some of the people
ESPN Announcers To Use Their Judgment When Referring To Washington Redskins
By Awful Announcing, Awful Announcing
As we approach the 2014 NFL regular season, one of the stories is which announcer is going to say “Redskins” and which one
Dan Snyder Presents His Own Definition Of 'Redskin' To Defend His NFL Team's Name
“We are certainly glad to see that after decades of silence, Mr. Snyder suddenly has an interest in the plight of Native
Liberal Blogger Hired To Defend Washington Football Team From Racism Charges Calls It Quits
This post has been updated to include additional information from the Indian Country Today Media Network and Dan Steinberg
The Most Popular Alternative Name For The Washington Football Team Is...
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
Jon Stewart Takes On Washington Redskins Trademark Ruling On 'The Daily Show'
Jon Stewart took on the Washington Redskins trademark ruling that came down earlier this week, in which the U.S. Patent Office
Harry Reid: Just A Matter Of Time Before Redskins Change 'Racist' Name
Harry Reid took to the Senate floor to declare that it's only a matter of time before Dan Snyder must change the "racist" name of his football team after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled it disparages Native Americans.
John Oliver Breaks Down The Redskins' Name, Destroys Team Owner
Last week, California's Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation released an ad calling out the Washington Redskins for the football team's
Redskins' Attempt To Troll Senator On Twitter Did NOT Go Well
.@Redskins @SenatorReid first thing that comes to mind is that rich sports team owners got no shame if they think their wallet's
50 Senators Urge NFL To Change Washington Redskins' Name
The movement to change the controversial name of the Washington Redskins is getting an extra push… more than 50 members of the Senate signed a letter to the NFL and commissioner Robert Goodell.
'Racial Slur': 50 Senators Urge NFL To Change Washington Redskins' Name
The team's owner, Dan Snyder, has been adamant about retaining the name. He says it honors Native American culture and that
New York Lawmakers Announce Resolution Calling On Sports Teams To Ban Racial Slurs
“An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere,” Wright said. “Certainly an offensive and racially offensive language
Dan Snyder Says Critics Of Redskins' Name Should 'Focus On Reality'
"We understand the issues out there, and we're not an issue," Snyder said on Tuesday, via the Associated Press. "The real
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