Pressure to get the Washington Redskins to change their mascot : News Photo

Pressure to get the Washington Redskins to change their mascot

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Proclamation from Lt. Gov Spencer Phips of Massachusetts Bay in New England, published in 1755, declaring a bounty for scalps and prisoners against the Penobscot Indians. This week, tribal leaders are in Washington to meet with President Barack Obama, say the word 'redskin' has always been offensive and theyêre upping the pressure to get the Washington Redskins to change their mascot, saying the name is clearly racist. (Library of Congress/MCT via Getty Images)
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Proclamation from Lt. Gov Spencer Phips of Massachusetts Bay in New England, published in 1755, declaring a bounty for scalps and prisoners against the Penobscot Indians. This week, tribal leaders are in Washington to meet with President Barack Obama, say the word 'redskin' has always been offensive and theyêre upping the pressure to get the Washington Redskins to change their mascot, saying the name is clearly racist. (Library of Congress/MCT via Getty Images)
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