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Obama: Teams should drop Native American mascots

 


Names and mascots of sports teams like the Washington Redskins perpetuate negative stereotypes of Native Americans, President Obama said Thursday.

Speaking at the White House Tribal Nations Conference, Obama said it’s important to “break stereotypes, I believe that includes our sports teams.”

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/259331-obama-teams-should-drop-native-american-mascots



 

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