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What Most People Don’t Know About the Washington Redskins Team Name Change

Considering Contemporary Media Discourse, You’d Be Forgiven for Not Knowing This

MINNEAPOLIS — NOVEMBER 2: Protesters at the Change the Mascot Rally on November 2, 2014, in Minneapolis. The protesters believe the name Washington Redskins is offensive to Native Americans. Image: Shutterstock

In July of 2020, a spontaneous event that most people didn’t see coming took place when the NFL football team, the Washington Redskins, announced they would change their name to something else after…

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