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A protracted fight over the name and logo of football’s Washington Redskins prompted a request Thursday that Minnesota stadium officials take special steps when the team comes to town next month for a nationally televised game.
The name of a certain pro football team in Washington, D.C., has inspired protests, hearings, editorials, lawsuits, letters from Congress, even a presidential nudge. Yet behind the headlines, it’s unclear how many Native Americans think “Redskins” is a racial slur.
A petition recently launched is calling for Congress to revoke the National Football League’s tax exempt status forcing the league to pay billions from revenue in taxes.
Beware the military salute!
Here’s what you may have missed, or if you didn’t, what’s worth re-reading this week (June 3-7).
The city of New Orleans must scale back its plans for a “clean zone” where the use of banners, signs and flags would be restricted during Super Bowl week, a federal judge said Thursday.