Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan is criticizing a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decision disallowing the Washington Redskins’ nickname because it is “disparaging.”
The name of a certain pro football team in Washington, D.C., has inspired protests, hearings, editorials, lawsuits, letters from Congress, even a presidential nudge. Yet behind the headlines, it’s unclear how many Native Americans think “Redskins” is a racial slur.
An amateur Canadian football club is dropping its Redskins name and logo because some fans find them racist.
A commissioner in Carroll County is stirring up controversy after proposing an ordinance that would make English the county’s official language. Residents came together to voice their support and opposition for the ordinance.