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NFL’s racist traveling show comes to town

NFL’s racist traveling show comes to town

Nov. 1 | Here they come, to a stadium near you — pro football’s racist traveling show. The National Football League’s shameful example of racial insensitivity will be in town this Sunday. The local pro football team hosts Washington, the franchise founded...

Black and American Indian activists unite against racism

Black and American Indian activists unite against racism

Oct. 29 | Dick Gregory pays a visit to promote Sunday’s march   By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   It is expected that an estimated 5,000 persons, including longtime activist Dick Gregory, will march on the University of Minnesota campus stadium this...

Washington nickname must go sooner or later — preferably sooner

Washington nickname must go sooner or later — preferably sooner

Nov. 13 |     Almost 30 times I heard it. Literally hundreds of times I saw it. No one apparently got the memo, especially the stadium public address announcer, who said it with gusto. Many proudly wore it like a badge of honor. I’m referring to...

Washington mascot protest heats up in Minnesota

Washington mascot protest heats up in Minnesota

Nov. 13 | Activists say R-word and N-word equally offensive   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Advocates who consider the Washington professional football team nickname racist and offensive believe that change eventually will come, but not without constant...
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