Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/19/14
There has been an argument among the Native American communities of the United States for a very long time that the Washington Redskins should change their name. The Washington Redskins logo has been around for an extended period of time, way before owner George Preston Marshall decided to move the team to the Nation’s capitol from Boston, Massachusetts. Officially the Boston Braves in their inaugural year, they changed their name the next season to resolve any disputes with the Boston Braves baseball team as both franchises played at Fenway Park... Read more
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7 Comments:
  • Lets just erase all references to the American Indian out of everything. Then there feelings wouldn't be hurt anymore!
    Lets name them the Washington Whites, or Crackers maybe even Honkie. I would love to have a team named for the white man
  • Just call them the "SKINS". No discrimination in that. Everybody has skin.
  • They name was given to them by a Sioux indian
  • How about the Washington Pansies since all these pansies want the name changed.
  • I am a Redskins fan not a Washington D.C. fan.
  • How the hell is redskins offensive and to whom. this world has people with white skin brown skin black skin and redskin I dont get how it is offensive. I'm a Indian and proud of it.I'm proud of the name redskin its my heritage its not offensive. Hail to the Redskins !
  • it ain't broke---don't fix it.
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