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City Attorney: Minneapolis Can’t Ban Redskins Name

The Minneapolis City Attorney’s office says the city can’t ban the Redskins name when Washington plays the Vikings at the University of Minnesota next month.

10/22/2014

An undated painting shows Christopher Columbus arriving at one of the Caribbean islands on his voyage of discovery from the Naval Museum in Madrid, 19 May 2006. (Photo credit should read /AFP/Getty Images)

Columbus Day Creates Controversy for Some American Cities

Columbus Day has been a federal holiday since 1937, but some cities are choosing not to honor the famous explorer that sailed the ocean blue.

10/13/2014

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Protesters of Redskins Name Rally in Glendale

Demonstrators opposed to the Washington Redskins name are holding a rally before the team’s scheduled game against the Arizona Cardinals.

10/12/2014

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Native Americans Seek Dismissal of Redskins’ Suit

Five Native Americans who successfully challenged the trademark for the Washington Redskins’ name are asking a federal judge to dismiss the team’s lawsuit over the decision.

09/22/2014

A letter signed by more than 100 Native American, religious and civil rights organizations describes "redskin" as a "government-defined racial slur" that has been used to disparage American Indians "throughout history." (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Group Asks Broadcasters to Stop Saying ‘Redskins’ on Public Airwaves

A group campaigning for the Washington Redskins to change their name is sending a letter to broadcasters requesting that the name not be uttered on the public airwaves.

09/03/2014

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Keidel: Hail On The Redskins

Uncle Sam dipped his beak in the NFL waters this week, making a statement about football’s most controversial franchise

06/20/2014

A Native American group is asking the international community to charge the United States with human rights violations in hopes of getting help with a land claim. (getty)

Native Americans Seek International Support Charging US With Human Rights Violations

A Native American group is asking the international community to charge the United States with human rights violations in hopes of getting help with a land claim.

04/14/2014

Making a weaving string of comments on immigration reform at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation economic summit in Washington, the California Democrat said that “as a country, we cannot, let me say, we cannot prohibit a path to citizenship” for illegal immigrants.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pelosi: NFL Shouldn’t Keep Redskins Registered Trademark

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi believes the NFL shouldn’t keep the registered trademark for the Washington Redskins.

03/14/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Senate President: Leave Name Change Up to Redskins

Maryland’s Senate president says the state government shouldn’t push the Washington Redskins to change their name.

03/12/2014

President Barack Obama greets members of the audience after speaking at the 2013 Tribal Nations Conference held at the Department of Interior Building on Nov. 13, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Obama met with leaders of 566 Native American tribes earlier in the day at the White House.  (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Says He Will Visit Indian Country Next Year

President Barack Obama told Native American leaders Wednesday that he will make his first trip as president to Indian Country next year.

11/13/2013

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