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Opinion: What’s in a name? In the case of ‘Redskins,’ an offense to others

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 16, 2020 9:10 AM CT | Published: July 16, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Otis Sanford
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Otis Sanford

Otis Sanford holds the Hardin Chair of Excellence in Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis and is the political analyst and commentator for WATN ABC24 News. Contact him at 901-678-3669 or at o.sanford@memphis.edu. Follow him on Twitter @otissanford.

Redskins owner Dan Snyder for years ignored pleas to drop the moniker, telling USA Today in 2014 that he would never change it. Apparently Snyder has since watched Sean Connery’s last James Bond movie, “Never Say Never Again.” 

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