The growing movement to change the name of the Washington Redskins football team has scored a surprising victory. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the team’s trademark registration after concluding its name and logo are disparaging to Native Americans. The decision does not force the team to change its name, but it could make it more difficult to legally guard the name and logo from use by third parties. The team can reportedly keep the trademark while they appeal. But Native Americans and other critics of the Redskins’ brand have hailed the ruling as the latest sign team owner Dan Snyder will inevitably be forced to drop it. We are joined by two guests: Amanda Blackhorse, a Navajo activist and plaintiff in the case, and sportswriter Dave Zirin.
World War II ended 66 years ago, but the war is still fresh in Chester Nez’s mind.
Enemy soldiers haven’t attacked him in his dreams in several years, but he remembers the faces of the dead and dying on the shores of Guadalcanal. He remembers hearing the voices of enemy soldiers, the sound…
How does Indigenous Beauty of the Month work?
We no longer hold Indigenous Beauty of the Month anymore. sorry
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