July 15th, 2020 Last Updated on: July 15th, 2020
On July 31, the Washington NFL team announced the retirement of their current name and logo.
From Washington Team website:
On July 3rd, we announced the commencement of a thorough review of the team's name. That review has begun in earnest. As part of this process, we want to keep our sponsors, fans and community apprised of our thinking as we go forward.
Today, we are announcing we will be retiring the Redskins name and logo upon completion of this review.
Dan Snyder and Coach Rivera are working closely to develop a new name and design approach that will enhance the standing of our proud, tradition rich franchise and inspire our sponsors, fans and community for the next 100 years.
While many peopled celebrated this news in Indian Country, not everyone supported the change.
A post on the PowWows.com's Facebook page received hundreds of comments.
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