D.C.’s R-Word

D.C.'s R-Word

“OF COURSE the team should change the name. Duh. It’s the worst racial slur used as a team name in American sports.” –Robert McCartney, “Drop ‘Redskins’ name? Time to take a stand.” Washington Post

‘It is the worst name we can be called in the English language…. And it’s in the nation’s capital.’” –”Redskins name change demanded at Smithsonian forum,” Annys Shin, Washington Post

“Discussion at the American Indian Museum: Time to Put Racist Mascots to Bed,” [Storified] Smithsonian Magazine blog

 “… 90,000 people screaming a racial slur.” “Time for the Washington Football Team to Change Its Name?” Benjamin R. Freed, DCist

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