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California Becomes First State To Ban 'Redskins' Team Name

 


California became the first state to ban public schools from using "Redskins" as a team name, nickname or mascot on Sunday in a move applauded by Native American activists.

Signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown (D), the California Racial Mascots Act, authored by Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D), outlaws schools' use of the slur effective Jan. 1, 2017.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/california-redskins-ban_561ae70ee4b0e66ad4c854af



 

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