The National Congress of American Indians, (NCAI), has release a video extending their efforts to eradicate the offensive term Redskin!
Watch the #BigGame commercial the NFL would never air.
An excerpt from the National Congress of American Indians 29-page report called Ending the Legacy of Racism in Sports & the Era of Harmful ‘Indian’ Sports Mascots, published in October 2013:
" 'Indian' sports brands used by professional teams were born in an era when racism and bigotry were accepted by the dominant culture.
These brands, which have grown to become multimillion dollar franchises,were established at a time when the practice of using racial epithets and slurs as marketing slogans were a common practice among white owners seeking to capitalize on cultural superiority and racial tensions."
An editorial cartoon, by Phil Hands, to illustrate, in order to help some better understand what it would be like if the shoe were on the other foot...
Get involved by contacting the Washington Professional Football Team, the NFL and the Washington Post:
Washington, DC Team
Roger Goodell & NFL
The Washington,DC hometown newspaper is still using the pejorative term in its coverage of the team.
Let them know, today, in 2014, it is time to end the bigotry; it is time to stop the abuse of the descendants of the true Americans!