Redskins faces pressure after build-up in accusations of racism and neglected suffering resurfaced by push for Native American renaming of football team
Native Americans push NFL over Redskins name change
AFP – Native Americans promised to redouble efforts to force the Washington Redskins to change their racially charged name after a first meeting with the National Football League franchise. The campaign, ChangeTheMascot.org, has gathered pace.
NFL, Oneida Native American Tribe to Discuss Washington Redskins Name Change
ABC News – Representatives hope the meeting will help, but commissioner says decision up to team owner. TO GET a sense of the racial sensitivity that pervades the District of Columbia consider this: a mayoral aide was once fired for using the word niggardly. He was later re-hired after the mayor’s office consulted a dictionary.