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A tipping point for Washington, D.C., football team's name

Clip: 07/03/2020 | 6m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

A decades-old controversy over the name of the Washington, D.C., football team has reached a tipping point. After years of public outcry condemning the name as a racial slur aimed at Native Americans, the organization is finally considering a change. Amna Nawaz reports and talks to Washington Post columnist Kevin Blackistone, who is producing a documentary on Native American mascots in sports.

Aired: 07/03/20

Rating: NR

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