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Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative.  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Redskins Name Debate Reaches United Nations

The Oneida Indian leader from upstate New York who has become a high-profile critic of the Washington Redskins’ nickname is taking his case to the United Nations.

01/24/2014

File photo of a Washington Redskins helmet. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

LaVar: Skins Name Should be Considered ‘Blatant Racism’

DeAngelo Hall became the first current Redskins player to publicly take a stance against the team’s name (well, sort of) on Wednesday. The debate seems to have been shaken from its dormancy since.

01/16/2014

Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative, speaks at a press conference after meeting with senior officials of the National Football League about changing the mascot name of the Washington Redskins October 30, 2013 in New York. The Oneida Nation's 'Change The Mascot' campaign is pressing the NFL to change the Washington team's name. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Credit; STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Oneida Indian Nation Praises DHall for Stance Against Redskins’ Name

The Oneida Indian Nation has come out in praise of DeAngelo Hall for saying the Redskins “probably should” change their team name, viewed by many to be offensive towards Native Americans.

01/16/2014

DeAngelo Hall (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

DeAngelo Hall Pressed Into Saying Redskins ‘Probably Should’ Change Name

In a recent appearance on FOX Sports1′s “Keepin’ it Real with Mike Hill,” DeAngelo Hall was asked to give comment on the Redskins name debate; to which Hall responded, the team “probably should” change their name.

01/16/2014

Redskins helmet (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Poll: 71% ‘Do Not’ Believe Redskins Should Change Name

A poll conducted by Public Policy Polling surveying registered voters has found that 71 percent of people polled do not think the Redskins should change their nickname.

01/02/2014

Redskins helmet (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wis. Governor Signs School Mascots Bill to Protect Tribal Nicknames

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill Thursday that will make it harder to force public schools to drop tribal nicknames, pushing aside opponents’ charges that the measure is racist.

12/20/2013

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says changing the Redskins name would be "ridiculous." (Photo by Aaron Vincent Elkaim/Getty Images)

Rob Ford Expands Thoughts on Redskins Name

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford expanded on comments he’d made on the Redskins’ name controversy in an interview with the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan.

12/05/2013

File photo of a Washington Redskins helmet. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Navajo Code Talker: Redskins Name Not A Derogatory Slur

A leader of the Navajo Code Talkers who appeared at a Washington Redskins home football game says he considers the team name a symbol of loyalty and courage — not a derogatory slur.

11/27/2013

File photo of a Washington Redskins helmet. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

‘Never’ May Happen: Warriors or Red Storm Would Be Fine for Redskins

Roger Goodell’s statement makes it seem that the Redskins’ name will soon be a relic and Dan Snyder’s letter to season ticket holders was way more conciliatory than his ‘NEVER’ comment.

11/22/2013

President Barack Obama (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Tribal Leaders Thank Obama for Redskins Comments

Native American leaders used a meeting at the White House on Tuesday to thank President Barack Obama for wading into the controversy over the Washington Redskins team name and voicing his concern that the nickname was offensive.

11/12/2013

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