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Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Canada | Sports
'Caucasians' t-shirt sees boost in popularity thanks to Native DJ (07/29)
The company also makes a t-shirt that pokes fun of the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Editorial: Washington team's 'racial slur' has no place in society (07/29)
The Washington Post again calls for the retirement of the local NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Granddaughter of former team owner condemns racist mascot (07/24)
Jordan Wright said she started questioning the name after seeing a documentary in the 1980s.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Sports
Center: Report outlines harmful effects of 'Indian' mascots (07/22)
Erik Stegman and Victoria Phillips discuss their new report about the harmful impacts of mascots on Indian youth.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Editorial: No rubes at Quechan Nation in saying no to NFL team (07/21)
Arizona newspaper says Quechan Nation refused to sell their souls to the Original Americans Foundation.

Filed Under: National
Quechan Nation turns down 'bribe' from Washington NFL team (07/17)
Team offered to pay for skate park and brought renderings in the team's colors.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Washington NFL team's origins connect to Jim Thorpe (07/17)
Attorney claims the Washington NFL team's name pays tribute to the league's origins with Jim Thorpe as a player and coach.

Filed Under: Opinion
DaShanne Stokes: Offensive mascots lead to offensive actions (07/17)
DaShanne Stokes explains why racist mascots contribute to racist behavior.

Filed Under: Law | Sports
Federal judge refuses use of name of Washington NFL team (07/14)
Judge won't allow use of name in court or in his rulings.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Simon Moya-Smith: Mascot supporters use tired arguments (07/14)
Simon Moya-Smith wants to know what Indian mascot defenders tell their children.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Teams with Indian mascots all play on stolen tribal land (07/08)
History professor notes that FedEx Field, the home of the Washington NFL team, is built on land stolen from the Piscataway people.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Blackfeet man who supports NFL team has problem with 'Chiefs' (07/07)
Family members are divided over a logo supposedly designed by a former Blackfeet chairman.

Filed Under: Business | National | Sports
Young Navajo woman leads petition against racist trademarks (07/03)
Navajo lawmaker says more young people are fighting the mascot.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: Oregon lawmaker keeps promise on Indian mascot law (07/01)
Newspaper praises Oregon lawmaker for helping pass Senate Bill 1509, which allows public schools to keep their mascots with tribal permission.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Gabe Galanda: Nike should walk the walk on racist sport mascot (07/01)
Attorney Gabe Galanda calls on apparel giant Nike to join the battle against racist mascots in sports.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Stanley Heller: It's time for media boycott of Washington team (07/01)
Stanley Heller calls on the media to boycott the Washington NFL team due to its racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Gyasi Ross: What happens after Washington team drops name? (06/30)
Gyasi Ross says eliminating the Washington NFL team's mascot will be a short-lived victory unless Native communities address their problems at home.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Federal agency decides what is offensive to Americans (06/30)
Writer criticizes federal agency that handles trademarks for issuing a decision about trademarks.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Washington team's mascot hits another bump (06/27)
The United States Patent Office has sided with 5 Native American plaintiffs in a ruling last week that deemed the Washington Redskin trademark to be 'disparaging' to Native Americans.

Filed Under: Business | National | Sports
Sponsors keep their distance from embattled Washington team (06/26)
One firm that was quick to condemn racism in the NBA has been silent about the NFL.

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