Originally posted by SportsFan:
Media driven story. I read up on the term Redskins and the original meaning had nothing to do with what they say it means now.
The majority of Native Americans don't find it offensive.
A Native American women recounted a story as to why she found it offensive, and it had nothing to do with the name. She went to a Cowboys and Redskins game and there were many people dressed as Indians. That is what she found offensive.
media frenzy with Obamas comments and Snyders recent comments.
But it doesnt help with so many college teams that have changed their names that were considered offending