Neshaminy ‘Redskins’ controversy continues with puzzling ruling

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Neshaminy Redskins basketball team plays at home in January 2019. Thanks to a recent Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission ruling, the team will have get rid of to any logos and imagery “that negatively stereotype Native Americans,

Neshaminy Redskins basketball team plays at home in January 2019. Thanks to a recent Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission ruling, the team will have get rid of to any logos and imagery “that negatively stereotype Native Americans," but they can keep their name. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

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The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission says “Redskins” is a slur for Native Americans, but will still allow a Bucks County school district to use the nickname for some of its sports teams — with other conditions. WHYY reporter Aaron Moselle explains why this ruling doesn’t seem to settle the six-year dispute in Neshaminy just yet.

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