Tag: Native Americans

Creator of #BlackPantherChallenge Puts Pressure on NFL With 'Caucasians' T-Shirt, White People Get Offended

Frederick Joseph, creator of the #BlackPantherChallenge, walked around New York City with a “Caucasians” T-shirt this week to experiment with white people’s hypocrisy. Joseph also intended to increase pressure on the NFL to change the Washington Redskins’ racist name as pre-season begins. “The word ‘Caucasian’ is not a derogatory term…

Malia Obama Attends Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

Malia Obama made a decision to exercise her right to protest, which continues her family’s legacy of activism. During the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, last week Obama, the eldest daughter of former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, attended an event in support of the Standing Rock…

Native American Tribes Take a Stand Against Pipeline, Celebrities Show Support

Celebrities, including Shailene Woodley, have joined with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to stop construction of an oil pipeline with potential to pollute drinking water. By Sheryl Estrada Reuters North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux Tribe continues to contest the construction of a $3.8 billion, four-state oil pipeline, which they say…

'Redskins' Team Name and Mascot Officially Banned

California officially banned the use of “Redskins” as a team name or mascot in the state. The California Racial Mascots Act, signed Sunday by Gov. Jerry Brown, will go into effect Jan. 1, 2017. Schools currently using the name have until this time to pick a new mascot. California is…