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Washington to change racist football team name—and Twitter offers some suggestions

Activists have been trying to change the name for decades.

On Jul 13, 2020 by Michelle Jaworski

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Amazon’s ban on Washington Redskins gear isn’t going well

Amazon told sellers to remove items last week—but there is still plenty for sale.

On Jul 13, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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Trump criticizes Washington Redskins, Cleveland Indians for considering name change

Trump's tweet from 2013 says presidents shouldn't get involved with NFL name changes.

On Jul 6, 2020 by Sierra Juarez

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Redskins cheerleaders say they were ‘pimped out’ on Costa Rica trip

Descriptions of the trip shocked people on social media.

On May 2, 2018 by Kris Seavers

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How a group of Native Americans pranked the Washington Redskins

Who are the Redhawks?

On Dec 13, 2017 by Jay Hathaway

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Asian-American band the Slants win Supreme Court battle over offensive trademarks

This is good news for the Washington Redskins.

On Jun 19, 2017 by Bryan Rolli

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People are going bonkers over this NFL fumble

What do the replays show?

On Oct 3, 2016 by Michelle Jaworski

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Washington Redskins torn apart for annual Thanksgiving tweet

The replies on Twitter say it all.

On Nov 26, 2015 by Selena Larson

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Washington Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon files class-action lawsuit against FanDuel

FanDuel has another target on its back.

On Oct 30, 2015 by Josh Katzowitz

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I’m obsessed with the 1950s—but I would never want to live in it

A Vox post about a married couple cosplaying history reveals the limits of nostalgia.

On Sep 10, 2015 by Nico Lang

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Wife of Redskins GM apologizes after calling ESPN reporter a ‘side chick’

The dysfunction in Washington continues.

On Sep 3, 2015 by Josh Katzowitz

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Robert Griffin III likes anti-Redskins post on IG, blames it on the intern

How many interns does one backup quarterback need for social media?

On Sep 1, 2015 by Josh Katzowitz

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An NFC East rival trolled Washington fans with this brilliant website

In the modern age, a subtle and digital way to say 'you suck.'

On Jul 22, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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Why Texas shouldn’t ban the Confederate flag from license plates

Whether it's Reddit trolls or real-life ones, freedom of speech in the Internet age can be very unpleasant.

On Mar 25, 2015 by Matthew Rozsa

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How Twitter has stripped pop culture of its context and nuance

No form of culture, no matter how self-explanatory, will escape unscathed.

On Mar 16, 2015 by Simon Owens