Sports: President Obama Backs Adidas Efforts To Change Team Names That Are Offensive

The whole controversy surrounding the name of the Washington Redskins has been going on for years now. The more time that passes, the screams for the name to be changed seem to get louder and louder, along with more pressure from certain people. One of those people now happens to be the most powerful man in the country in President Obama, who isn’t jumping on the bandwagon to change the name but is making it clear it’s something that needs to be talked about.


NFL: Federal Judge Orders Cancellation of Washington Redskins Trademark Registration

There’s protests and ongoing talks about the Washington Redskins name, with many people feeling like it should be changed while ownership has tried several ploys to prove it isn’t offensive.  Well another step has been taken in support of the former as a federal judge in Northern Virginia ordered the cancellation of the Washington Redskins federal trademark registrations on Wednesday.


(Video) Epic Crazy Horse Memorial Still Being Built

Crazy Horse was and is a legendary Oglala Lakota indigenous (aka Native American) warrior–hero. A 500+ foot memorial has been being carved in larger than life stone in his memory since 1948!–in the Black Hills of Custer County, South Dakota. Though we can finally put a face to it, this generation of dedicated builders say they’ll be dead before the epic Crazy Horse Memorial Still Being Built is fully finished.


(Photos) Ralph Lauren Pulls Racist Christmas Ads

Air still sticky with #BlackLivesMatter activism and it’s hard to believe multi-national-million dollar companies still feel free enough to test (or not think at all about) race relations reflected in their marketing…but #Apparently they don’t and they haven’t. An official statement has just been made as Ralph Lauren Pulls Racist Christmas Ads from it’s latest online look-book, which featured vintage pictures of Native American men shoved into not so righteous situations. Of course the pull and apology has come after social media erupted…


Native Americans Can Legally Grow Pot!

Based on new laws form the Justice Department, certain Native American lands have landed the OK to grow and distribute marijuana.


NFL: SMH, Redskins Suing 5 Native Americans Offended By the Team Name

Apparently Washington Redskins owner Dan Synder doesn’t care about public relations or the outlook of his team as he’s fighting to keep the name and doing whatever possible.  His latest move is a lawsuit against the five Native Americans who complained about the name to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


(Video) NFL: Around 2,000 Native Americans Show Up to Sunday’s Game to Protest Washington Redskins Name

The fight to get the Washington Redskins to change their name is far from over.  At least 2,000 Native Americans carrying signs, playing drums and chanting “Who are we? Not your mascot!” began gathering on the University of Minnesota’s TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday morning to stage what they hope will be the largest-ever protest against the name of the Washington Redskins.


(Photo) Pharrell Under Fire After Switching His Hat For A Headdress On ‘ELLE’ Magazine Cover

It seems like Pharrell has been receiving criticism after trading in his notorious hat for a feather headdress in the July issue of ‘ELLE’s UK magazine.


NFL: Congress Pushing For Redskins’ Name Change; Says The R-Word is Like The N-Word

I may be wrong here, but I just don’t agree that the Redskins should change their name.  I agree with Dan Snyder on this and hope he doesn’t give in.  I’d love to hear from some Native Americans on their view of this???  Ten members of Congress are urging the Washington Redskins to change their name because it is offensive to many Native Americans.  More details after the jump…


Tech Talk Web: Can You Imagine Life Without Internet Access???

Rough right. The internet keeps people connected and makes our lives easier in many ways. Shoot paying bills alone, I never needed a stamp to pay a bill. Well check out this story on the Navajo Nation, a Native American community which has yet to embrace the digital age. +TatWZA X @ShottaDru Shotta Dru on Google+


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