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The complexity of the debate which consumes Washingtonians like never before is written through the crowds at the stadium of the sports team which finds it increasingly hard to brush away. Her contribution came after Jordan Wright, the granddaughter of George Preston Marshall, who brought the professional football team to Washington DC from Boston in and changed its name from Braves to Redskins, made her first, hesitant contribution to the debate.
That should be enough. And then you attend the FedEx Field stadium — with the 61, people who watched Manchester United and Internazionale play there on Tuesday night. It just stands for the team we love. A young man who had shown up in Redskins gear hurled it to the ground in solidarity. Journalists had already started to drive the demands for change by then. You can use caps. But in the last 48 hours, the club have gone on the offensive. They have launched a campaign to defend their name, headed by a five-strong phalanx of former players — Gary Clark, Chris Cooley, Mark Moseley, Ray Schoenke and Roy Jefferson — three of whom travelled to a Native American reservation in Montana this week, to launch a PR offensive and promote survey to show that these people are for the name.
Aspects of this initiative are wholly unconvincing. One member of the Turtle Mountain Band of the Chippewa Indians, Dustin White, said that when the tribe filled out the survey sent to reservations across the country last year, leaders did not know the Redskins were behind it, though he welcomed the partnership. The Redskins also sponsor a member reservation rodeo team that travels the country to compete. The campaign has been backed by for a new website, RedskinsFacts. This may not be enough. That makes it open season for those seeking to produce imitation merchandise.
There were few primary colours identified and available for them to use, back then, and red would not have had different connotations, he says. It could have meant earth-brown. But you need to sit down and think about how you look to the wider world. thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies.
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