Senate Majority Harry Reid (D-Nev.), whose been a prominent activist of the Redskins team name, received scrutiny for making jokes many perceived to be racially insensitive at the expense of the Asian community.
The Washington Post’s editorial board has taken a definitive position on the Redskins team name, in discontinuing usage of the term it believes “disparages Native Americans.”
Mike Carey, a former NFL referee of 19 years, hadn’t worked a Redskins game since 2006 because of his feelings about the team’s name.
The Washington Redskins have filed an appeal of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s June ruling, which canceled the team’s six federal trademarks, in federal court.
The Redskins will fight on, fight on for their name in court. They appealed a ruling that canceled their trademark protection because a panel ruled the name is offensive.
As part of RedskinsFacts.com’s ongoing plight to set the record straight about the name of the Washington Redskins, a new video was released earlier this week aimed at doing exactly that.
The University of Minnesota says it’s working with the Minnesota Vikings to keep the Washington Redskins’ name from being used when the two teams play on campus in November.
In response to Martin O’Malley taking a public stand against the name, a Maryland delegate has called upon the governor to give up his “taxpayer provided box seats” on the grounds of politically-motivated “hypocrisy.”
Daniel Snyder spoke to ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” with regard to his Redskins team’s controversial name, telling John Barr “the name really means honor, respect.”
A new poll of 701 NFL fans in the Washington, D.C. area found an overwhelming majority of respondents to be in staunch support of the Redskins team name.