Members Of US Congress Urge Redskins To Change Nickname


The Associated Press | May 28, 2013

While the Washington Redskins have been presured in the past to change their name, they now have a new critic – the United States Congress. In a letter sent to team owner, Dan Snyder, 10 members of Congress write:

“Native Americans throughout the country consider the �?R-word’ a racial, derogatory slur akin to the �?N-word’ among African Americans or the �?W-word’ among Latinos.”

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Our very own Arthur Caplan wrote a commentary on this very issue earlier this month for You can read that article here: