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Offensive names...but only allowed on TV

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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:22 PM
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Equally as offensive but hey, what do we as Natives know ...right?

Good thing that a few white people know what is good for us and what we should be offended by..

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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:28 PM
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Your kidding me no???

White people are putting more of a fight about this redskin bs than the Aborigines are..
Maybe some people should just stay tf out of other races business no? The Natives dont have an issue with it so stfu.

And wtf is BEEP BEEP BEEP mean?



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:30 PM
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a reply to: Onslaught2996

There's a team called the "Browns" and no body gets all offended.

The Irish don't get pissed at Notre Dame.

Get over it.



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:31 PM
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a reply to: ThichHeaded

Look another one who speaks for the majority of us. It's a good thing we have people like you around to show what we should feel is offensive.


Thank you



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:31 PM
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a reply to: Onslaught2996

Ya chances are is because I am Native American... Wait what?
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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:32 PM
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a reply to: BerenstEiner

Another one.

Knew they would come in to tell us this isn't offensive..I mean what do we know? We are only Native but hey thank you..



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:33 PM
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a reply to: ThichHeaded

Full blooded Cree here..not a part but full.

So yeah I know what a lot of us feel.



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:34 PM
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a reply to: Onslaught2996

You see the Daily Show with the Redskins debate? The fans who went on camera saying redskin is not a racist term got super uncomfortable when actual native Americans showed up. They bitched and moaned afterwards about being ambushed. Absolutely hilarious. I wish the media would do this more.



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:36 PM
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Its kinda funny the stuff on tv there are white people whining about it..

Actually...

Native Americans seek dismissal of Redskins lawsuit against them in trademark case

Again what?



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:43 PM
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originally posted by: ThichHeaded
Its kinda funny the stuff on tv there are white people whining about it..

Actually...

Native Americans seek dismissal of Redskins lawsuit against them in trademark case

Again what?



Native Americans: We're not your mascots




Perhaps the most relevant question is not if there is a consensus among the country’s more than 5 million Native Americans—the answer is no—but rather, should a name change depend on one?


The Battle of Washington

See the few do not speak for those of us that do find it offensive....

again..what?



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:44 PM
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originally posted by: ThichHeaded
Its kinda funny the stuff on tv there are white people whining about it..

Actually...

Native Americans seek dismissal of Redskins lawsuit against them in trademark case

Again what?


But hey it's not racist to assume that a few Native Americans speaking or doing things...represent us all.

Again what?



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:45 PM
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gone for the night, day, week or whenever..so will reply then or not..

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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:48 PM
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a reply to: ThichHeaded

Redskin was never a term used for honor, synder is alone on that stance.
And your article is about the people getting the law suit against them form team thrown out.....
Not sure what you are getting at there.



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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:51 PM
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time.com...

Better cant embed the video so..

A question, who designed the logo for that team the redskins?

Also there is this..

www.redskinsfacts.com...

We can go all day who likes and hates this name..

In the end it is a name thats all..
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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 11:00 PM
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a reply to: ThichHeaded

So we got 2 videos of a handful of people on opposite sides.
One saying that actual natives are not being asked which is just blatantly not true.

I used to be on the fence about it but I get my health care through the tribe, I'm not full blooded by any means but talk to plenty that are and they seem to be all the same page of it being offensive.



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 11:01 PM
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a reply to: ThichHeaded

And maybe get a source that isn't funded by the team that doesn't want to change the logo and cost them millions.



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 11:19 PM
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And I wonder what is wrong wit this country..

We wanna whine about some stupid crap ass football teams name.. Vikings, Browns, Braves.. we can go on..

But... You dont wanna take up fight about rigged elections, lack of wages, jobs, and massive amounts of other things.....

But hell.. This is a good thing to latch onto..

Instead of putting energy into something that is so mundane that it really doesn't matter either way.. Use it for something else like say... Putting people in office who are there for you not some damn corporation..

Honestly I just googled this.. See that's how important it is to me.. I think.. know there are more important issues to deal with...

Divide and Conquer... awesome cliche is awesome.
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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 11:36 PM
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originally posted by: ThichHeaded
And wtf is BEEP BEEP BEEP mean?

The beeping shows how for every other race/ethnicity has a term that isn't aloud on tv for them but then shows how it is aloud on there for the Native Americans.

I personally agree and don't think about it as a big deal but it is unfair that its blurred out for everything but them.... it should all be blurred or none at all.



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 08:45 AM
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I think it depends on how the mascot is depicted. To me, the Redskins mascot and logo are not intended to be a caricature like Chief Wahoo of the Braves, so it still surprises me that everyone chooses this to make their stand when I would think ole Wahoo would be the low hanging fruit. Honestly, to me, he has always looked like the NA equivalent of black face.

I also say that because it seems to me that the opinion on this is firmly divided with some NAs one the yay side and some on the nay side.

And, no, I'm not a NA, but my husband is part and doesn't think it's offensive. Of course, he was also adopted by a family of blue collar folks from Tennessee ...



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 08:52 AM
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'Tis but thy name that is my enemy;
Thou art thyself, though not a Montague.
What's Montague? it is nor hand, nor foot,
Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part
Belonging to a man. O, be some other name!
What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet;
So Romeo would, were he not Romeo call'd,
Retain that dear perfection which he owes
Without that title. Romeo, doff thy name,
And for that name which is no part of thee
Take all myself.

Act II, Scene II, Romeo and Juliet
-Shakespeare



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