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"Change the Mascot" campaign has been working for YEARS to get the controversial Redskins namesake removed from American culture. Here's a press release detailing the campaign's demands from 2014.

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Sean is among those taking a stance against the name.

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Some say Sean should just refer to the team by its current name though!

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New York Post writer Naomi Schaefer Riley wrote, "Critics of the Redskins name are mostly folks who know nothing about American Indians but think their problems can be solved by more money and greater cultural sensitivity. Neither is true and Dan Snyder can prove it."

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In May 2016, Washington Post released a controversial survey that suggests 9 in 10 Native Americans don't find the Redskins offensive.

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But many didn't find the survey to be really all that inclusive of Native American communities' viewpoints.

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This is a year where the NFL has been embroiled in racial politics. Colin Kaepernick is protesting the national anthem to raise awareness of police brutality against Black people. What people support or disapprove of Colin's protest? What do those same people think about the name of the Washington Redskins? Hmm... 🤔

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