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The Washington Redskins Name Is Outdated, Offensive and Should Change

Dating back to the 1960s, both professional and collegiate teams have been changing names that insulted or defamed Native American tribes and their traditions. The Washington Redskins have been facing opposition and calls to change the team’s name since the Native American civil rights movement began in the early 1950s. 843 more words


Still Standing

vibrations rose,
interwoven time tables
and stand stills,
when i was six years old
i saw what your best was.
and i am still standing. 272 more words


Former Redskin safety arrested in Va. Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A former NFL safety for the Washington Redskins was arrested Monday in connection with an alleged assault earlier this month. 82 more words

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Youtubers: 1491s

The 1491’s are a Native American sketch comedy group on Youtube they have managed to bring in over 25,000 subscribers and have millions of views. They are hilarious and many native’s understand that we love to laugh at ourselves and many other native tribes have in common. 29 more words


Redskins not working with Huawei for Wi-Fi deal

By Washington Times

The Redskins “are moving in a different direction” from their recently revealed plan to use China-based Huawei Technologies to install a Wi-Fi network at FedExField, “just weeks after” announcing the deal in the first place, according to Bill Gertz of the WASHINGTON TIMES. 153 more words


Student suspended from paper for refusing to print "Redskin"

In October 2013, the student editorial board of Neshaminy High School’s paper The Playwickian voted to stop using the word “Redskins” in the paper.

The motion, passed by a 14 – 7 vote, was controversial because Neshaminy High’s sports teams, like the famous NFL franchise, go by the nickname. 401 more words


Tim Cavanaugh on Seattle's Folly: Indigenous People's Day Is Offensive to Indigenous People

Tim Cavanaugh writes: It was either Francis Parkman or Frederick Jackson Turner or the composer of the theme from F Troop who first laid down an essential truth about the American experience: In the end, Paleface and Redskin  321 more words