Play-By-Play: A Timeline Of The Fight To Change The Redskins’ Name

This morning, ThinkProgress published Travis Waldron’s account of the forty-year fight to change the name of the Washington Redskins, a battle that has unexpectedly called up some of the country’s top Republican strategists from the sidelines and into the fray. Over the past year, inspired in part by Redskins’ owner Dan Snyder’s own refusal to consider changing the name, even if the team loses its trademark, a coalition using the tactics of an insurgent political campaign has made an astonishing drive towards the goal line. The milestones of that charge appear here.