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May 28, 2015

Oklahoma City High School Replaces 'Redskins' Mascot With 'Red Wolves'

The Oklahoma City-based Capitol Hill High School announced last week that it will replace its former "Redskins" mascot with "Red Wolves."

May 06, 2015

Calif. Moving Toward Banning 'Redskins' as Mascot for Public High Schools

The California Assembly approved a bill Monday that would prohibit public schools throughout the state from using "Redskins" as a school or team name, mascot, or nickname.

March 25, 2015

N.Y. School District Drops 'Redskins' Mascot Following Opponents' Boycotts

Last week, the board of education of an upstate New York school district unanimously elected to immediately retire its "Redskins" team name amidst ongoing concerns about its appropriateness.

March 09, 2015

Two H.S. Lacrosse Teams Cancel Games Due to Opponent's 'Redskins' Mascot

Two high schools in the Buffalo, N.Y., area cancelled upcoming lacrosse games due to an opponent's use of a "Redskins" mascot.

March 04, 2015

Oklahoma City High School Narrows in on Replacement for 'Redskins' Mascot

Capitol Hill High School in Oklahoma City, Okla., is down to four possible choices to replace its "Redskins" mascot.

February 23, 2015

Md. Private School Bans Use of 'Redskins' Nickname on Campus

Students at Sandy Spring Friends School in Sandy Spring, Md., recently decided to take a stance on usage of the term "Redskins," the mascot of the local professional football team.

December 11, 2014

Oklahoma City School Board Votes to Drop High School's 'Redskins' Mascot

The Oklahoma City School Board voted unanimously Monday to drop the "Redskins" mascot from Capitol Hill High School effective immediately, drawing a mixed reaction from community members.

September 22, 2014

Student Newspaper Editor Suspended for Not Printing 'Redskins' Nickname

The battle over the "Redskins" nickname at Neshaminy (Pa.) High School kicked up another notch last week.

September 02, 2014

Calif. High School Shelves Controversial 'Arab' Mascot; Nickname Remains

After drawing the ire of anti-discrimination groups this past school year, Coachella Valley (Calif.) High School has retired its controversial "Arab" mascot.

July 01, 2014

Pa. School Board Revises Student Paper's Ban on 'Redskins' Nickname

The Neshaminy (Pa.) school board approved a policy Thursday that allows editors of the district's student newspaper, The Playwickian, to remove the school's "Redskins" nickname in all pieces aside from editorials or letters to the editor.

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