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April 22, 2016

Colorado Commission Advises Against Native American Mascots

Colorado's Commission to Study American Indian Representation in Public Schools recommends the elimination of all disparaging and offensive mascots in the state's public schools.

February 18, 2016

California High Schools Move Toward Dropping 'Redskins' Mascots

In the wake of a new state law barring any public school from having a "Redskins" mascot, at least two California high schools have begun the process of changing away from such mascots.

November 05, 2015

New Adidas Initiative to Help High Schools Drop Native American Mascots

Adidas will provide free design services and financial assistance to schools looking to switch away from Native American mascots as part of a new initiative.

October 14, 2015

Calif. Gov. Signs Bill Prohibiting 'Redskins' Mascots at Public Schools

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Sunday prohibiting public schools from using "Redskins" as a mascot, making California the first state to enact such legislation.

September 25, 2015

Numerous Schools Facing Pressure to Change Confederate-Themed Imagery

In the wake of a shooting that left nine African-Americans dead in Charleston, S.C., schools are facing pressure to drop Confederate themes.

September 10, 2015

Calif. Senate Votes to Ban 'Redskins' Mascots From Public Schools

The Calif. Senate voted 25-10 Tuesday on legislation that would ban public schools from using "Redskins" as a team name, mascot, or nickname beginning Jan. 1, 2017.

August 04, 2015

High Schools Decide to Drop Confederate-Themed 'Dixie' Fight Song

Last week, school districts in Texas and Arkansas decided to rid themselves of their "Dixie" fight songs as controversy continues to bubble over schools' use of Confederate-themed imagery.

July 29, 2015

Indiana School Board Votes to Drop High School's 'Redskins' Mascot

Sports teams at Goshen High School in Goshen, Ind., decided to drop the name at the urging of parents who considered it offensive.

July 14, 2015

As Confederate Flag Debate Rages, Schools Weigh Mascot, Name Changes

A number of schools with Confederate-themed mascots or names are weighing changes in the wake of a church shooting that left nine dead in Charleston, S.C.

June 17, 2015

Calif. Senate Committee Approves Ban on 'Redskins' as School Mascot

California's Senate committee on education approved a bill Wednesday that would prohibit public schools throughout the state from using "Redskins" as a school or team name, mascot, or nickname.

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