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Native American Group Want Commanders To Restore Redskins Name

Posted on AllSides August 15th, 2023
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The Native American Guardians Association is calling for the Washington Commanders to restore their previous Redskins nickname. A petition garnered over 97,000 signatures as they bid to “stand up for the dignity of every American under assault in today’s nonsensical culture wars." Calls for the name change came after owner Dan Snyder sold the franchise for $6.05 billion. Snyder bought the then-Redskins for $800 million in May 1999 and the team made six playoff appearances under his tutelage. Snyder, under increasing economic pressure amid the acknowledgement of systemic racism, changed...

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