They say the name is “commercial speech” and is subject to “relaxed First Amendment review.”
Tag Archives: Race and Sports
States that fly the Confederate flag are usually not allowed to host tournament games.
University president says “we believe in second chances” for black football players.
Hotel bar charged 15 percent surcharge during event for blacks.
Duke Defends Actions in Player’s Dismissal, New York Times
University allegedly covered up accusations of sexual assault.
UNC Grad School Pushed to Take Players, Charlotte Observer
A way for dud students to extend their sports eligibility.
Suggests that blacks cannot be authentic representatives of Italy.
All-black team is disqualified; all-white team takes title.
Why I Hate the Super Bowl, American Thinker
Jared Taylor proposes a new national holiday.
The opposing team was mostly Hispanic.
Confessions of a Fixer, Chronicle of Higher Education
Cheating was the only way to keep “student” athletes eligible.
Redefining the Word, Washington Post
The “n-word” is here to stay.
He says it was a problem of “imperfect semantics.”
They say society just doesn’t understand “blackness.’
They left their victim bleeding and unconscious.
Accusations of “racism” after black football players arrested for assaulting white players.
NASCAR started its Drive for Diversity program in 2004.
He was fired over a post-game ritual involving watermelons.
3,000 students took “irregular classes” in black studies.
One protester yelled “F*** all you white motherf***ers” and spit in a man’s face.
Why I Feel Free to Be Honest About Race, Just Not Said
Insightful reflections on a 30-year friendship with a black man.
League is 75 percent black.
Whites chant “USA,” “Get a job,” and “Africa!”
He thinks non-white soccer coaches in Britain should get special consideration.
FCC Mulls Banning Redskins Name, National Journal
FCC chairman says he finds the name offensive.
Another black NFL player in trouble.
Petition Started to Close Basketball Court in St. Louis City Park, Fox 2 (St. Louis)
Some wonder if it is racially motivated.
Atlanta Hawks Owner to Sell After ‘Offensive’ Email, Wall Street Journal
He wrote that black fans were scaring away white fans.
Coachella Valley High Drops Mascot That Offended Arab Americans, Los Angeles Times
The team is still “the Arabs” but will get an updated image.
Cubans smuggled first to Mexico, then the US.
“It should never be anything but the Washington Redskins.”
Redskins mascot gives young Indians mental problems.
Pointy hoods attract unwanted attention.
Immigrants bring with them their concept of sportsmanship.
Bureaucrats bossing us around for our own good.
Americanized Hispanics offended by what they consider “slurs.”
Practice isn’t enough.
Moving on from their Redskins victory.
Mexico World Cup Fans Force Ramp Shutdowns on 5 Freeway in Pacoima, Los Angeles Times
“Tactical alert” by police managed to keep the peace.
‘Redskins’ Stripped of Trademarks, Politico
If the ruling stands, anyone could make and sell Redskins merchandise.
Ghana bought energy from Ivory Coast to power televisions .
A Black and White View of the O.J. Simpson Case 20 Years Later, Huffington Post
A black person remembers: “It was a victory for my people.”
Star basketball player hardly ever went to class, got A’s anyway.
Crime Dips in Chicago During Big Games: Researchers, Chicago Sun-Times
During the Super Bowl, crime in Chicago drops 26 percent.
50 Senators Call on NFL to Change Redskins Name, Diversity Inc
Virginia’s two senators did not sign the letter.
Even billionaires grovel.
He’s called “racist” even while trying to be “anti-racist.”
Black coach and referee took their argument off the court.