The Redskins may not have been trying to marginalize Native Americans when they named the team. As time goes on, language evolves. The term "redskin" may have been acceptable when they named the team. The n-word was acceptable for the majority to use at that time too. The times have changed. Language has evolved. This issue isn't going away. Referring to people by their skin color is culturally insensitive when used in the context of a franchise mascot.
Originally Posted by Jerry
Why that is not seen as an expansion of the very dangerous waters the country is being forced to wade in by the leadership in the White House and elsewhere, is alarming.
To her Wall Street owners: Hillary Clinton: “But if everybody's watching, you know, all of the back room discussions and the deals, you know, then people get a little nervous, to say the least. so, you need both a public and a private position.” - Hillary Clinton: "I'm kind of far removed from the struggles of the Middle Class"