Re: Should the Redskins change their name?
The Atlanta Angry Black Guys?
Originally Posted by Blake
Aren't sports team names & mascots generally chosen because they represent the city/people, or are majestic, respected, or fierce?
I have always felt that teams chose Native American type names and symbols out of respect to their fierceness in combat.
I would think the bigger issue would be the Cleveland Indians mascot. I could see a Native American seeing a caricature of an Indian and getting offended.
While were at it, shouldnt the Irish Americans be outraged by the "Fighting Irish" of Notre Dame?
The New York Yakuza?
The El Paso Angry Mexican Guys with Knives?
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