Cleveland Dropping ‘Indians’ From Baseball Team Name
The Cleveland Indians are set to change their team name after years of protests by Native Americans on the usage of the name that is deemed by many as racist. Cleveland is following the steps of the Washington Football Team, who in July announced that it would shed their team name because it was seen as a “racial slur.” The baseball team released a statement saying that they will conduct a “thorough review” of its name. Since then, the baseball team has consulted Native Americans nationally and in Ohio. The team said, “We are committed to engaging our community and appropriate stakeholders to ...