Persuasive Essay On Redskins

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The use of most Native American related names for sports teams does not seem to be an issue with the exception of the Washington Redskins. The term redskins has been said to have different meanings. Some believe it is to describe the skin color of the Native Americans, while others believe it describes the Native American after they have been skinned and their skin is covered in blood hence making them red. In either case the word redskin is meant to be a derogatory term. Another issue seems to be how offensive many of the mascots for these sports teams can be. Coachella Valley, a high school in California are called the Arabs and have a mascot that is insulting to many people. The Atlanta Braves have reacted to critics in recent years, by
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