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newman.rij@gmail.com May 14, 2018 1:44 pm

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog published an excellent report on the issue of the Redskins' name. To try to condense it into a comment would not do the article justice. Bottomline is that the name was intended as an homage, not a slur. Anyone interested in this topic should read the article at: https://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/2014/06/03/why-did-the-washington-redskins-choose-the-name-redskins-in-the-first-place-rather-than-some-other-native-american-name/

 

Reply to newman.rij@gmail.com at 1:44 pm