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Willi On August 21, 2018




northinmind,
#1New Post! Jan 09, 2011 @ 18:55:15
From what I've learned, the Washington Redskins were first called the Washington Braves. And both names were to honor the head coach. But the terms used in the past, if we can't figure out that the past may have had some problems, do we ever really move forward? Who doesn't like to see the Cowboys play the Redskins? Are these terms keeping something alive within our society that we should rather let die? If it was bold enough to call a team the Slaves a long time ago, and then upgrade it to the Niggers to honor a head coach who happened to be black, I don't think that would ever fly. Do we do this to honor the American First Nations folks? Or is it done to make ourselves feel better about what happened and still exist?
treebee On April 13, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
#2New Post! Jan 09, 2011 @ 18:58:56
where is shinobiz?
Rehabilitation_Please On May 20, 2016
Has Tiger Blood





Peterborough, United Kingdom
#3New Post! Jan 09, 2011 @ 19:01:04
@treebee Said

where is shinobiz?


On the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive?
deal1 On May 06, 2011
SECRET SQUIRREL





not of this earth,
#4New Post! Jan 09, 2011 @ 19:02:12
@treebee Said

where is shinobiz?



That's what I've been trying to figure out...
Willi On August 21, 2018




northinmind,
#5New Post! Jan 09, 2011 @ 21:46:44
@deal1 Said

That's what I've been trying to figure out...



last i heard, he was developing man eating mushrooms....
hope he didn't get eaten.
Spinkiegirl On August 18, 2018




Chicago, Illinois
#6New Post! Jan 20, 2011 @ 03:45:42
@Willi Said

From what I've learned, the Washington Redskins were first called the Washington Braves. And both names were to honor the head coach. But the terms used in the past, if we can't figure out that the past may have had some problems, do we ever really move forward? Who doesn't like to see the Cowboys play the Redskins? Are these terms keeping something alive within our society that we should rather let die? If it was bold enough to call a team the Slaves a long time ago, and then upgrade it to the Niggers to honor a head coach who happened to be black, I don't think that would ever fly. Do we do this to honor the American First Nations folks? Or is it done to make ourselves feel better about what happened and still exist?



Willi.....I consider you a dear friend! Because of your amazing way in which you not only conduct yourself on this site and in these threads, my respect has grown with each interaction we've had! And I don't see that ever changing! At first glance at this thread's topic and title, I of course was taken aback.......but knowing you as I do, I understand COMPLETELY where you are coming from. Kudos for a great thread my friend!
davii On January 14, 2013
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London, United Kingdom
#7New Post! Jan 20, 2011 @ 04:03:29
Maybe a team renaming thread is in order...
Spinkiegirl On August 18, 2018




Chicago, Illinois
#8New Post! Jan 20, 2011 @ 04:17:20
@davii Said

Maybe a team renaming thread is in order...



Really? You think so?
Willi On August 21, 2018




northinmind,
#9New Post! Jan 20, 2011 @ 22:22:57
@davii Said

Maybe a team renaming thread is in order...





shock value.
put the bottom line in the title.
folks click on a title like this for reasons different then what they find.
do you see the equalness of redskins and niggers being offensive?
or was it only the word nigger that you question?
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