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On May 30, 2014 By Brittany Burnham May 27, 2014
Recently, efforts have been growing to urge the Washington Redskins to change their name due to the offensive connotations it carries toward Native Americans. We have covered the issue extensively, from trademark battles to growing outrage. President Obama, lawmakers, civil rights groups, and tribal organizations have expressed their endorsement of a name change. [...]Continue Reading →
On October 29, 2013 By Rebecca Loegering January 26, 2014
“Hail to the Redskins! Hail Victory! Braves on the warpath! Fight for old D.C.!” Many fans of the NFL’s Washington Redskins know the team’s fight song by heart, though it has undergone changes since its debut in 1938 as a result of controversial, and arguably offensive, lyrics. The team’s name has also long been mired [...]Continue Reading →
On February 2, 2010 By Sarah Duncan July 24, 2010
The day before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the All-American Basketball Alliance (AABA) announced plans for an all-white basketball league, with teams located in 12 cities across the nation. Only natural born citizens with two Caucasian parents are eligible to play.
Don “Moose” Lewis, the commissioner of the AABA [...]Continue Reading →
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