Snyder, Daniel M

When group proprietor Abe Pollin determined to alter the identify of the N.B.A.’s Washington Bullets in 1995, the two-year rebranding course of had the veneer of a democratic endeavor. The fast-casual restaurant chain Boston Market ran a renaming contest that resulted in almost 3,000 submissions. A seven-person panel got here up with 5 finalists — […]

Activists have spent many years pressuring skilled sports activities leagues, school packages and excessive faculties to desert Native American names and imagery for his or her groups. The primary domino fell in 1970, when the College of Oklahoma retired its mascot, a Native American named “Little Purple.” Over the following years, Division I faculties like […]

The N.F.L. staff in Washington announced Monday that it could drop its brand and “Redskins” from its identify, yielding to sponsors and Native American activists who’ve lengthy criticized it as a racist slur. The staff, one of many oldest within the N.F.L., didn’t announce a brand new identify on Monday because it continues a evaluate […]

After many years of controversy, it took a critical menace to Dan Snyder’s group’s funds, and people of the remainder of the N.F.L., to get the proprietor of the Washington Redskins to contemplate altering the group’s identify, which Native People (and lots of dictionaries) take into account to be a slur. The ultimate straw? FedEx, […]

Man Jones had been advocating for 21 lengthy years, hoping for the day when Anderson Excessive College, outdoors of Cincinnati, would drop the nickname he discovered vulgar and insulting to his Native American heritage. A member of the Hunkpapa Lakota nation from the Standing Rock reservation in South Dakota, he and three white Anderson college […]

By the point they take the sector this fall — that’s assuming there’s a season given the coronavirus pandemic — the Nationwide Soccer League workforce in Washington, D.C., might need a brand new nickname. “In gentle of latest occasions round our nation and suggestions from our group, the Washington Redskins are saying the workforce will […]


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