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There is honor in some nicknames

August 21, 2014
The Journal

There has been a lot of pressure over the years for athletic teams to give up racially-charged nicknames. The University of North Dakota gave up the name "Fighting Sioux" in 2012 over the objections of many of its loyal alumni. The NFL's Washington franchise is adamantly resisting pressure to change the team name from "Redskins" to something more politically correct, and the Cleveland Indians have been criticized for years for their "Chief Wahoo" caricature logo.



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