washington redskins name controversy

The franchise countered that decision by suing the plaintiffs who originally brought the case, arguing in court filings that
"This movement has been coming for a long time," Jaramillo, a UCC national officer, told The Huffington Post. In 2013, Washington
As of Wednesday afternoon, the petition had 275 signatures. There have been recent discussions about changing mascots at
The Washington team's owner, Dan Snyder, refuses to change the offensive team name, even after the U.S. Patent and Trademark
We call on sports teams with Native American names and mascots to consult with contemporary tribes and follow their guidance. Abandon negative characterizations and where it is mutually desired embrace positive identities so that we may preserve our Native American heritage.
Phil Jackson gets it. The New York Knicks president and 11-time NBA champion as a coach posted a message on Monday night
Thousands of people rallied outside TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Sunday to protest the Washington professional
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.
In the worst public relations disaster since the U.S. Navy's Tailhook scandal or New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's Bridgegate, the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell have embarrassed the league in less than a week. They have become the face of domestic violence.
Daniel Snyder, the owner of Washington's NFL team, "should in no way be forced" to change its controversial name, Sen. Marco
As we approach the 2014 NFL regular season, one of the stories is which announcer is going to say “Redskins” and which one
Whenever we can, we take people to task for being vile. We. We, the consuming public. We have a voice.
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
This post has been updated to include additional information from the Indian Country Today Media Network and Dan Steinberg
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.