The Navajo Nation Council formally has opposed the use of the Washington Redskins name.
A United Nations human rights expert says the name of the Washington Redskins football team is a ‘hurtful reminder’ of the mistreatment of Native Americans.
A Navajo Nation Council committee has delayed action on legislation to have the tribe take a stance on the Washington Redskins name.
Former Redskins Super Bowl-winning quarterback Doug Williams declined comment on the team’s name controversy, telling 106.7 The Fan you’re gonna lose “no matter what side of the fence you’re gonna be on.”
In a letter addressed to “Redskins Nation,” Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder announced the creation of the “Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation” Monday.
Comedian Jim Norton — who traditionally falls on the side of free speech — has a very unique reason for why he wants the Redskins to change their controversial nickname. You likely haven’t hear this opinion previously.
The Redskins controversial nickname has been in the news with a high rate of frequency this week, beginning with a conversation about the issue between Keith Olbermann and beloved former Redskins player Chris Cooley.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended the Redskins organization’s continued use of its team name, and at least one Native American group has since voiced public condemnation of Goodell for it.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Washington Redskins nickname has been ‘presented in a way that honors Native Americans.’
Perhaps the most memorable ad of all won’t be shown Sunday during the Super Bowl.