The California state assembly’s education committee unanimously approved legislation that would finally ban schools from using or continuing to use the offensive term Redskins as their mascot last week.
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With our world becoming increasingly progressive, the sports realm is starting to finally get a dose of political correctness, and rightfully so.
The Associated Students of the University of La Verne unveiled a new addition to the Leopard family at the 2008 Greek awards ceremony and lip sync performances: Lea.
Traditions are supposed to inspire enthusiasm, involve activities that people enjoy doing, be fun. Why, then, does it seem as if these long standing traditions are failing to evoke spirit.
A bill being debated in state legislature would require all California public schools, grades K-12 to phase out mascots that are deemed derogatory, and stereotypical to certain groups and ethnicities etc.
This football season, would you root for a team named the Boston Darkies, with a smiling Sambo.mascot jumping around on the sidelines? Or, how about the Houston Beaners, whose uniforms feature a logo with a man sleeping under a sombrero?