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  1. Chicago Blackhawks logo requires continued conversation about tea...

    Jon Greenberg

    When it comes to the Chicago Blackhawks' logo, there must be continued conversation about what constitutes an important part of the Blackhawks' identity and what is old-fashioned appropriation, Jon Greenberg writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
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  3. FedEx stays neutral in debate over Washington Redskins name

    The company most associated with the Washington Redskins is keeping its distance from the debate over the team's name in the aftermath of a trademark ruling that found the name to be "disparaging" to Native Americans.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
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  5. U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark

    Darren Rovell

    The U.S. Patent Office has ruled the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  6. Champ Bailey says the Washington Redskins should change their nic...

    Mike Triplett

    New Orleans Saints cornerback Champ Bailey, who began his career with the Washington Redskins, said he thinks the organization should change its nickname because many Native Americans feel it's degrading.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  7. Protesters demonstrate against Cleveland Indians' Chief Wahoo

    Native Americans and their supporters demonstrated outside the opening home game of the Cleveland Indians, demanding that the baseball team abolish its "Chief Wahoo" logo.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  8. Goodell says Dan Snyder taking action

    John Keim

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Redskins owner Dan Snyder not only listened, but took action when it comes to issues surrounding Native Americans. The Redskins, of course, have been under heavier attack over the past year to chan...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  9. Washington Redskins not trying to buy Native American support wit...

    John Keim

    The Washington Redskins dismissed the idea that they were starting a foundation to deflect controversy over their nickname by buying support.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  10. Washington Redskins announce foundation to aid Native Americans

    John Keim

    Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, under siege for more than a year by groups demanding a name change, said he will start a foundation designed to help Native Americans.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  11. Hundreds rally in Minnesota against Washington Redskins' team nam...

    Hundreds of American Indians and their supporters rallied outside the Metrodome Thursday night to demand the Washington Redskins change the team's nickname, calling it racist and disrespectful.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  12. American Civil Liberties Union asks Minnesota Vikings not to use ...

    A protracted fight over the name and logo of football's Washington Redskins prompted a request Thursday that Minnesota stadium officials take special steps when the team comes to town next month for a nationally televised game.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2013
  13. Washington, D.C. radio stations hold Washington Redskins protest ...

    John Keim

    Two Washington, D.C. radio stations won't run ads protesting the Washington Redskins nickname, a decision that surprised and disappointed the leading advocates behind the movement.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2013
  14. Red Cloud Indian School denounces Washington Redskins' name

    John Keim

    The Red Cloud Indian School denounced the Washington Redskins' nickname after team owner Dan Snyder invoked their organization in a passionate defense of the nickname to season-ticket holders.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2013
  15. Indian tribe to air anti-'Redskins' ad on Dallas Cowboys' flagshi...

    The debate over the Washington Redskins name will follow the team on the road when it faces the rival Dallas Cowboys.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  16. Dan Snyder defends Washington Redskins name

    John Keim

    Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder once again defended the franchise's nickname, this time in a letter to season-ticket holders, pointing to tradition and arguing that the team's past "isn't just where we came from -- it's who we are."

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  17. President Obama on Washington Redskins -- 'Legitimate concerns'

    President Barack Obama says that if he owned the Washington Redskins, he would "think about changing" the team name, wading into the controversy over a football nickname that many people deem offensive to Native Americans.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2013
  18. Redskins name change not as easy as it sounds

    Rick Reilly

    The problem with defending the name Redskins is that not all Native Americans find it offensive. Some embrace the name as a part of their heritage. Just ask them, Rick Reilly writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013