Skip to comments.Recognize Sockalexis by ditching Wahoo and changing course on Ohio team names and mascots: Ed Rice
Posted on 06/18/2014 9:34:40 AM PDT by rface
[ snip ] ... Ohio ranks first for schools using Indian nicknames and mascots, with 219. The roll call of individual Ohio schools is right there on the website for your scrutiny. For comparison's sake, [ snip ] (coming in at #8) Indiana, 112; ... [ snip ]
Finally, and perhaps taking their cue from the professional team in Cleveland, Ohio ranks first for total number of schools using the nickname "Indians," with 122 offenders. [ snip end of excerpt ]
my 2 cents below...
With the Great State of Indiana and its capitol as Indianapolis, I think that both of these terms are derogatory and therefore RACIST and while there is a push to rid the sports world of RACISM it might prove to be worth saving energy and time if we just purge the entire concept of the term Indian from our entire culture and history.....because it is RACIST.
hmmmm...Might want to look at the N and S Dakota too... What about Virginia since there are some Americans are upset about the term Virgin and the SLUT SHAMING that appearantly is sweeping the USA.
(Excerpt) Read more at cleveland.com ...
spelt Indiana wrong in title....
Microsoft should consider the feelings of midgets with erectile dysfunction.
Always please use the original headline.
The idiotic NCAA, headquartered there, should insist.
Atheists for separation of Churchy Things and State need to call for San Diego and Los Angeles to change their names.
“Oilers”..offensive to environmentalists
‘Packers’..endorsed by gays.
As a native Clevelander, I’m also wondering if it was politically correct to name the NFL team after a Negro boxer?
you are right. I was wrong.