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D.C. Mayor Calls Washington Redskins Moniker ‘Racist’

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Credit: Doug Pensinger /Allsport

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WASHINGTON (WJZ)— There is new controversy involving the Washington Redskins. But this time it has nothing to do with their injured quarterback, RG3.

TMZ is reporting that Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray called the football team’s name racist.

The mayor’s office also reached out to D.C.’s WUSA, saying if the team returns to the district, the name may have to change.

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