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Roland Martin talks to Mike Richmond, a Washington Football Team Historian and sports blogger about the controversial stripping of the Washington Washington Football Team patent. Protests have started all around the country petitioning the use of the football teams name, claiming racial undertones.

“They don’t know the history of the nickname as it pertains to the football team. In its use for the football team, its never been racist,” Richmond says.

Hear the entire interview and get a little background on the origin of the Washington Football Team's name when you click the link above!

Roland Martin Talks To Washington Football Team Historian About Controversial Name Change  was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

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