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Washington Redskins football team pressured to change name

Activists say the term ‘Redskins’ is racist and offensive to Native Americans amid a wider push for racial justice in the US.

The push for racial justice in the United States is putting renewed pressure on the Washington Redskins football team to change its name.

Activists say the term “Redskins” is racist and offensive to Native Americans.

Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports from Washington, DC.