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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hundreds of American Indians and their supporters in Minneapolis are calling for the Washington Redskins to change the team’s name.
The Oneida Indian Nation issued a press release Tuesday praising the D.C. City Council for passing a resolution calling for the Redskins to change their “racist and derogatory” team name.
The D.C. Council approved a resolution Tuesday calling on the Washington Redskins to change their nickname, which some consider offensive to Native Americans.
The D.C. Council is set to debate a resolution calling on the Washington Redskins to change their name and the team is asking its fans to fight back.
Representatives of the Oneida Indian Nation have requested a meeting with all 32 NFL owners during Super Bowl week, hoping to persuade them to get the Washington franchise to drop the nickname Redskins.