A tipping point for Washington, D.C., football team's name

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Published on 3 Jul 2020, 23:56
A decades-old controversy over the name of the Washington, D.C., football team has reached a tipping point. After years of public outcry condemning the name as a racial slur aimed at Native Americans, the organization is finally considering a change. Amna Nawaz reports and talks to Washington Post columnist Kevin Blackistone, who is producing a documentary on Native American mascots in sports.

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