Tag: Native Americans

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…

'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…

Victoria's Secret's Racist Underwear 'Spits on American Indian Culture'

Victoria’s Secret is known for being racy, provocative, sometimes a tad absurdand, yes, racist. The lingerie company, owned by The Limited and led by CEO Linda Heasley (pictured far left), made a multicultural misstep last week when model Karlie Kloss walked the runway of its annual made-for-TV fashion show wearing…