Red Mesa high school in Arizona is a school, and community for that matter, that is predominantly Navajo Indian. Their high school mascot is none other than the embattled namesake of the pro football team in Washington, the Redskins.
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia school board has approved a policy limiting - but not completely eliminating - a school newspaper's ability to ban use of the word "Redskins" when referring to the school's sports teams or mascot.
Something is happening just beneath the fight over the name of a certain Washington, D.C., pro football team: America is working through the process of determining what is - or is not - racially offensive.
If the Washington Redskins and owner Dan Snyder are forced to change their name and logo, we may have a solution for them. We may have found a way around the fact that the Trademark board ruled against the Redskins name.
The chorus is getting louder and louder for the long-time NFL Washington Redskins to change their traditional name and logo to something else. Many are demanding that the team change it to something less offensive and racially demeaning...