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Wichita school board considers changing Redskins mascot name


February 5, 2021

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita school board plans to discuss whether to change the Redskins mascot name at North High School.

The board's agenda for its Monday meeting noted many organizations and teams, on all levels, have discussed or changed the impact of "culturally-insensitive" mascots, The Wichita Eagle reported.

The Washington Football Team of the NFL dropped its Redskins mascot last year and Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves have stopped using the Chief Wahoo mascot. The Kansas City Chiefs are under pressure to end the traditional "war chant" by fans that uses a chopping h...

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