Less than two weeks after the Redskins hired political blogger Ben Tribbett, to help guide the team’s efforts in preserving its controversial name, Tribbett has announced his plans to resign.
According to a report from the Washington Times, the U.S. Patent Office didn’t receive any complaints about the Redskins name prior to the June trademark ruling.
Robert Pollin recently wrote about why his father, Abe Pollin, decided to change the Bullets name. Now, he expands on why “more people would love” the Redskins if the team’s name was changed.
Liberal political blogger Ben Tribbett, hired last week by the Redskins to help preserve the team’s name, calls the assault against it “mostly sort of a PC campaign.”
A suburban Philadelphia school board has approved a policy limiting — but not completely eliminating — a school newspaper’s ability to ban use of the word “Redskins” when referring to the school’s sports teams or mascot.
The Cleveland Indians have come under fire from a Native American group planning to file a $9 billion federal lawsuit against the Indians’ “offensive” Chief Wahoo logo, according to CBS Cleveland.
Democratic Va. State Senator Chap Petersen felt like he was “living in George Orwell land” when he learned of the trademark ruling against the Redskins name, he said of the decision prompting him to form the “Redskins Pride Caucus” to politically defend the name.
Though the academic year has come to an end, a racially charged controversy continues for a high school newspaper refusing to print ‘Redskins’.
For some, initiating the Redskins name controversy seems to be more of a birthright than for others. Here are the Top 5 players keeping the discussion alive.
Jon Stewart ripped the Redskins and Dan Snyder for not changing the team’s name, then blasted Thanksgiving and American history for celebrating the exploitation of Native Americans.