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Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

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

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Goodell: Redskins Name Honors Native Americans

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Washington Redskins nickname has been “presented in a way that honors Native Americans.”

01/31/2014

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Controversy Over Ethnic Mascots Goes Beyond The Washington Redskins

The controversy over ethnic mascots is hardly new. Many experts say using any human being as a mascot is demeaning regardless of the depiction, though communities at times have been reluctant to cede old traditions.

12/02/2013

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D.C. Council Urges Redskins To Change Nickname

The D.C. Council approved a resolution Tuesday calling on the Washington Redskins to change their nickname, which some consider offensive to Native Americans.

11/05/2013

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Md. Native American Tribe No Longer Extinct

After decades of struggle, a Native American tribe in Maryland is no longer extinct.

01/11/2012