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Fred Smith helps make Washington’s NFL team do the right thing

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 06, 2020 9:36 AM CT | Published: July 06, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Michael Nelson
Daily Memphian

Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson is contributing editor and columnist for The Daily Memphian, the political analyst for WMC-TV, and the Fulmer professor of political science at Rhodes College. His latest books are “Clinton's Elections: 1992, 1996, and the Birth of a New Era of  Governance" and “The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776-2018.”

The team name in question, of course, is Redskins. It has been a standing insult to our country’s first peoples since the team was created in 1933. 

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