by Travis Waldron Posted on December 19, 2014 Updated: December 19, 2014
After a popular ad against the "Redskins" name went viral in January, the group behind it wants to do it again.
by Travis Waldron Posted on December 10, 2014 Updated: December 10, 2014
After Native American students, teachers, and organizations called the name offensive, the board voted unanimously to change it.
by Travis Waldron Posted on November 24, 2014 Updated: November 25, 2014
A vast majority of Americans would not use the name of Washington's football team in the presence of a Native American, a new survey finds.
by Travis Waldron Posted on November 13, 2014 Updated: November 13, 2014
The legislation stands little chance for passage but shows that pressure to change the name will continue.
by Travis Waldron Posted on November 3, 2014
Thousands gathered in Minneapolis in what was possibly the largest demonstration ever against the name of Washington's football team.
by Travis Waldron Posted on October 27, 2014 Updated: October 28, 2014
The ad defends the team's name while also criticizing Sen. Mark Warner (D), who has refused to speak out against it.
by Travis Waldron Posted on October 15, 2014 Updated: October 15, 2014
NPR, its ombudsman says, is "the first large national news organization to pull back on the use of a name that is a slur to many Native Americans."
by Adam Peck Posted on September 19, 2014 Updated: September 19, 2014
It's the latest skirmish in an almost year-long battle between student editors and school officials over the use of the racist word.
by Travis Waldron Posted on September 16, 2014
The Change The Mascot campaign also sent a letter to NFL owners calling for a name change and announced other plans to continue their fight at a press conference Tuesday.
by Travis Waldron Posted on September 7, 2014 Updated: September 7, 2014
The 2014 NFL season will kick off the same way it ended -- with Native American groups protesting the name of Washington's football team outside its games.