The Other Redskins.
62 US high schools in 22 states currently use the name "Redskins" for one of their sports teams. 28 high schools in 18 states have dropped the mascot over the last 25 years. As public pressure
continues to intensify
on the Washington Redskins
football team to change their name -- one many consider a racial slur
that disparages Native Americans -- similar debates are being waged in towns across the country about their local high school teams.
How an apology from someone I had never heard of left me in tears.
Bill Corbett (MST3K's Crow T. Robot) apologizes
to the transgender community, in a damn classy fashion.
Is it ever OK to use words like 'mong
' or 'spaz
'*? Ricky Gervais has inspired controversy
by use of the word many feel is a slur
against disabled people, prompting reactions from his peers
. He argues that words change
over time. [more inside]
for on-air MLK day racial slur. I hope someone has video because I wouldn't mind seeing this dood go out like a sucka.