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Washington Redskins name controversy - Wikipedia

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The Washington Redskins name controversy involves the name and logo of the National ... In 1933 the football team that shared both the name and playing field with the Boston Braves baseball team ......

Is "Redskins" Really an Offensive Name for a Football Team ...

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Oct 20, 2013 ... On both sides of the Atlantic, football teams with archaic names are under attack ... “Redskins” was once commonly used as a pejorative term to ...

New poll finds 9 in 10 Native Americans aren't offended by Redskins ...

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May 19, 2016 ... The name controversy has clouded talks between the team and the District, widely ... “Native Americans are resilient and have not allowed the NFL's .... Bowser and some D.C. Council members have publicly condemned it as “racist and derogatory.” ... But what really matters is how this affects our youth.”.

A Heated Linguistic Debate: What Makes 'Redskins' a Slur? - The ...

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May 21, 2016 ... In a twist to a long-running debate over a team's name, most Native Americans ... considered by many to be an offensive term,” according to Webster's New ... on the name of a certain Washington-based professional football team. .... A1 of the New York edition with the headline: Is 'Redskins' Really a Slu...

Native American leaders say “Redskins” is still offensive | Fusion

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May 20, 2016 ... “As a Native American, do you find that name offensive, or doesn't it bother you? ... The debate over whether the Washington Redskins should change their team name, ... “When I'm playing football, basketball, or baseball, I usually beat ... They call me a 'Redskin,' 'Brown Head,' 'Black Head,...

What's in a team's name? How about a slur? - Chicago Tribune

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May 20, 2016 ... The Washington Redskins should change their name. It doesn't matter if Native Americans find it offensive or not. ... It turns out that Native American Indians are not offended by the name of Washington's football team after all. ... Actually "how few" is how I would describe the number of people surve...

Washington Redskins Name Controversy - Huffington Post

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Washington's professional football team has lost another fight over its name. .... football team's name has centered around whether it's actually offensive to Nativ.

Washington Redskins racist? Native American views on NFL team ...

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Apr 3, 2014 ... (The question: “The professional football team in Washington calls itself ... As a Native American, do you find that name offensive or doesn't it bother you?”). .... and member of the Blackfeet Nation: “Racism gets really draining.

Washington Redskins Name Change - Huffington Post

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WASHINGTON -- Much of the debate over whether to keep the Washington football team's name has centered around whether it's actually offensive to Nativ.

Redskins: The debate over the Washington football team's name ...

www.slate.com/blogs/lexicon_valley/2013/12/18/redskins_the_debate_over_the_washington_football_team_s_name_incorrectly.html

Dec 18, 2013 ... The word "redskin" was coined by Native Americans. ... of a losing NFL season, the controversy over the team's name appears to have plenty ... But if you look in the dictionary, in pretty much every dictionary it's referred to as an offensive term. ... "It is extremely unusual," he wrote, "...