Cause And Effect Of Mascots Essay

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Have you ever gotten offended by symbols or mascots? a lot of people are getting offended by mascots and symbols all around the U.S. Names and symbols go beyond just representing a team or an organization, “they have a wider effect’’. There are many symbols and mascots in our society than can offend a group of ethnicity or a group of people. a lot of symbols have animals on them that can offend a lot of people, some of these symbols use a group of people or ethnicity and those people get offended by the symbol.from the article ‘’U.S. patent office cancels Redskins trademark registration, says name is disparaging.’’ says that “The ruling’s main impact is as a cudgel by an increasingly vocal group of Native Americans.’’ a lot of these symbols can offend a lot of people in the U.S or all around the world. These symbols are loaded with meaning. for example there are tomahawks in the symbols there are even indian chiefs, Using those type of symbols offends a lot of natives all around the U.S, some of them might not be offended by it by there are more than half of the natives get offended by the symbols or mascots. From the article ‘’From Redskins to Redhawks” states that ‘’the redskins name is disparaging and should be retired with honor and dignity.’’…show more content…
There are a lot of races that get offended by symbols, mascots, flags, and statues. for example the natives are offended by the team mascot ‘’The washington redskins”, and another example is the confederate flag, there are a lot of southerners have the confederate flag on mostly everything they own, it is offensive to all the African-Americans in the whole U.S because for them when people owns the confederate flag that means they agree with slavery. From the article “Confederate battle flag: Separating the myths from facts.” says that “The racist massacre in a South Carolina church has tipped the balance in a decades-old battle

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