Via TurtleTalk: New Student Scholarship on Indian Sports Mascots and Nicknames
The BYU Education and Law Journal has published “Between a Tomahawk and a Hard Place: Indian mascots and the NCAA” by Stephanie Jade Bollinger. An excerpt:: Thus, a reviewing court should find that agreements between Native American tribes and Universities granting approval for the use of Indian names as mascots should be void as against public…
Via The Denver Post: Guest Commentary: Why use “r–skin” word at all?
An excerpt: By Kristen Carpenter and Carla Fredericks The Denver Post recently weighed in on the controversy surrounding the National Football League’s team in Washington, D.C. The Post wrote, “Although the Redskins name ought to be retired, it shouldn’t occur at the expense of the First Amendment.” We believe the case was decided properly, in…