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Oh Dan Snyder, you just won’t learn will you.
The Washington Redskins owner, who has been defiant in his defense of the purportedly offensive team name, tried to pull the wool over everyone’s eyes by employing the services of a real life Indian chief, to put a halt to the criticism the organization has been getting.
And it would’ve worked if it wasn’t for the meddlesome investigative journalism of one Dave McKenna of Deadspin.
Chief Dodson, was said to be ”a full-blooded American Inuit chief originally from the Aleutian Tribes of Alaska” who ”represents more than 700 remaining tribe members” by the Redskins PR department. Dodson appeared on “Redskins Nation” a show produced by Snyder and hosted by Larry Michael, and made a few bold statements in defense of the team name.
“Being a full-blooded Indian with my whole family behind me, we had a big problem with some of the things that were coming out [in the debate over the name],” he said. “I think they were basically saying tha
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It seems like this entire offseason the Washington Redskins have been defending their name against the media and public in an effort to try and prove it’s not racist
Back in May, the Redskins had a guest on their show Redskins Nation, named Chief Dodson who claimed to be ”a full-blooded American Inuit chief originally from the Aleutian Tribes of Alaska” who “represents more...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and rapper Wale appear to be best buddies. Last summer, Wale visited Redskins training camp and told reporters about a new nickname he had already given the rookie sensation. Now, he is apparently on RG3′s guest list for his wedding. On Tuesday, Wale joined HOT 97 in New York [...]
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You can check out the appearance below. RG3′s call-in is around the 3:00 mark.
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