Redskins, Racial Slurs, and Social Justice

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That's the title of my latest installment over at The Catholic Thing. Here's how it begins: During halftime of an NFL game broadcasted on NBC on October 13, sportscaster, Bob Costas, opined that the ownership of the Washington Redskins should change its name.  Following the lead of President Obama, who said that he would change the team’s name if he were the owner, Costas argued that “Redskins” is “an insult, a slur no matter how benign the present-day intent.”Team owner, Dan Snyder, reactin … [Read more...]


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