July 4 2020 9:58am

Washington Redskins to undergo review of team name

Amid mounting pressure, including from its key sponsor FedEx, the Washington Redskins’ owner Dan Snyder said on Friday it would undergo a thorough review of its moniker. The team’s controversial name has faced opposition for several years, widely seen as a racial slur against Native Americans, and critics ramped up the pressure following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, who died in police custody in Minneapolis, Minn. on Memorial Day.

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