Washington Redskins

June 23, 2014
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The Washington NFL Team Loses Its Trademark

June 23, 2014 - Segment 3 - We turn to the ongoing controversy over the name of the Washington NFL team, in light of last week's cancellation of the team's trademark registration by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. In a 99-page decision, the Board said the team's name and logo are disparaging to Native Americans.
November 5, 2013
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Racist Sports Names And Mascots

November 1, 2013 - Segment 5 - It’s another episode of Beyond the Spin. We start by exploring the issue of racist sport team mascots, specifically those that use stereotypes of Native Americans.
May 31, 2013
Attorney General Eric Holder

Weekly News Round-up: George Zimmerman, Washington Football Name, & Att. Gen. Eric Holder

May 31, 2013 - Segment 3 - It's time for our weekly news round-up on the latest headlines including the controversy surrounding the George Zimmerman trial for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Washington Redskins name, US Attorney General Eric Holder.