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Navajo Nation Votes Against NFL Team's Racist Name

Navajo Nation Votes Against NFL Team’s Racist Name

by Jamilah King on April 11 2014, 10:36AM

The final authority for the measure rests with the committee of the whole, according to ESPN.

Topics: Culture

Native American Groups Are Not Impressed by Dan Snyder's Latest Move

Native American Groups Are Not Impressed by Dan Snyder’s Latest Move

by Jamilah King on March 25 2014, 11:02AM

NFL owner Dan Snyder has started a new foundation to help the tribes that his team mocks.

Topics: Culture

Darren Sharper and the Myth of People Who Are 'Too Sexy' To Rape

Darren Sharper and the Myth of People Who Are ‘Too Sexy’ To Rape

by Jamilah King on February 21 2014, 12:24PM

The former NFL star is being investigated for eight sexual assaults.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Michael Sam Didn't Get Here on His Own

Michael Sam Didn’t Get Here on His Own

by Jamilah King on February 17 2014, 7:00AM

A movement that’s been fueled in no small part by individual men called to collective action could transform the NFL.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

White Sports Anchor Quotes Audre Lorde to Defend Michael Sam Play

White Sports Anchor Quotes Audre Lorde to Defend Michael Sam

by Jamilah King on February 13 2014, 4:05PM

Yeah, our minds were blown, too.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Congress Members Keep Pressure on Washington, DC NFL Team

Congress Members Keep Pressure on Washington, DC NFL Team

by Carla Murphy on February 10 2014, 4:24PM

Warning letter mentions the NFL’s $10 billion tax-exempt status.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Richard Sherman's Blackness Will Take Center Stage at This Year's Super Bowl

Richard Sherman’s Blackness Will Take Center Stage at This Year’s Super Bowl

by Jamilah King on January 21 2014, 9:49AM

Sherman is now the hottest name in sports, and all the attention has very little to do with how he performed on the field.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Colin Kaepernick Wears 13-Year-Old Designer's Fashion Line

Colin Kaepernick Wears 13-Year-Old Designer’s Fashion Line

by Jamilah King on January 16 2014, 3:46PM

Kap loves the kids.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Washington DC's NFL Team 'Honored' Navajo Code Talkers on Monday

Washington DC’s NFL Team ‘Honored’ Navajo Code Talkers on Monday

by Jamilah King on November 26 2013, 10:35AM

Because Dan Snyder just won’t stop.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'The Onion' Protests the Washington DC NFL Team's Name With Anti-Semitism

‘The Onion’ Protests the Washington DC NFL Team’s Name With Anti-Semitism

by Jamilah King on October 22 2013, 11:09AM

If you’re trying to make a point about the bigotry of an NFL team’s name, it’s best not to resort to a bigoted argument.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Poll: Majority See Why Washington DC NFL Team's Name is Offensive

Poll: Majority See Why Washington DC NFL Team’s Name is Offensive

by Jamilah King on October 17 2013, 11:26AM

The poll was commissioned by the Oneida Indian Nation.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

NBC's Bob Costas Calls 'Redskins' Name a Slur on Sunday Night Football

NBC’s Bob Costas Calls ‘Redskins’ Name a Slur on Sunday Night Football

by Jamilah King on October 14 2013, 11:13AM

It’s safe to say that the debate over Washington football team’s name is overshadowing the club’s play on the field this year.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

NFL Player Wears Green Cleats for Mental Health Awareness Despite Fine

NFL Player Wears Green Cleats for Mental Health Awareness Despite Fine

by Jamilah King on October 11 2013, 9:17AM

Brandon Marshall had a point to make.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

There's a Deaf NFL Player Who You Should Know About

There’s a Deaf NFL Player Who You Should Know About

by Jamilah King on September 20 2013, 12:48PM

Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman has been legally deaf since the age of 3.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Want the Washington Redskins to Change Their Name? You're Racist

Want the Washington Redskins to Change Their Name? You’re Racist

by Jamilah King on September 19 2013, 12:56PM

Or so says an ESPN columnist who equates the team’s critics with the folks who banished Native Americans to reservations.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Is the NFL Blacklisting Kerry Rhodes Because He Might Be Gay?

Is the NFL Blacklisting Kerry Rhodes Because He Might Be Gay?

by Jamilah King on September 16 2013, 12:54PM

The NFL player is talented and productive. But he’s also unemployed. Deadspin wonders why.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Cam Newton Handles Questions About Race at NFL Press Conference

Cam Newton Handles Questions About Race at NFL Press Conference

by Jamilah King on September 12 2013, 12:06PM

The Carolina Panther talks about being a black quarterback.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Eagles Fan Makes the Best Case for a Washington Redskins Name Change

Eagles Fan Makes the Best Case for a Washington Redskins Name Change

by Jamilah King on September 9 2013, 12:39PM

A severed head has been making an appearance at Eagles-Redskins games for years.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

The Washington Redskins' Stubborn Racism

The Washington Redskins’ Stubborn Racism

by Jamilah King on September 5 2013, 7:00AM

Team owner Dan Snyder is risking millions of dollars, a legal battle, and countless eye rolls to prove that tradition is more important than racial justice.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Slate Will Call the Washington NFL Team the 'Washington NFL Team'

Slate Will Call the Washington NFL Team the ‘Washington NFL Team’

by Jamilah King on August 8 2013, 10:44AM

The publication isn’t waiting around for Washington, DC’s NFL franchise to get its act together and change its racist name.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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