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Why ‘Redskins’ is not a bad word

The Cortez Journal ran this article written by a member of the Navajo nation who outlines how the Redskins’ name empowers Native Americans and is a badge of honor. “Let us not be ruled by the small-minded. Let us overcome those who ignorantly use the name ‘Redskin’ as a slur. The world and its people are moving beyond the era of degradation and stereotypes. Let us embrace this new era and let the Washington Redskins keep their identity.”
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