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Cleveland Indians make statement about possible name change – deadline

As the pressure on the Washington Redskins of the NFL increases to change their name, fans are again asking the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball to change their team’s name as well. On Friday, just hours after the Redskins made a statement about their nickname, Cleveland did the same. Partly it says: “We are committed to involving our community …

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Washington Redskins change the controversial team name

“You know where this is going,” said one of the people on condition of anonymity. “You are working on this process [of changing the name]. It will end with a new name. Dan has been listening to different people in the past few weeks. “ When asked if a change was safe, the person said, “I don’t want to say …

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A “viral” new bird song in Canada causes sparrows to change their mood

A white throat sparrow. image:: Scott M. Ramsay A new bird song spreads like wildfire among Canadian white-throated sparrows. to an extent that scientists have never seen before. Birds rarely change their chirping little tunes, and when they do, It is usually limited to the local environment, where light song variations basically become regional dialects. New research The book published …

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John Wayne Airport wanted to change its name because of its racist and homophobic statements

The California Democrats are pushing to rename John Wayne Airport for racist and homophobic statements by the actor. Wayne, who died in 1979, once said he was not guilty of slavery, claimed that Native Americans “selfishly” tried to keep land to himself, and used homophobic insults. Democrats in Orange County now want to delete the film legend’s name, statue, and …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook on the connection between technology and social change

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is a man, said 60-minute correspondent John Dickerson, who is “full of secrets.” “I’m full of secrets and it’s hard not to overflow now. But I’m well trained!” Cook laughed. He’ll finally be able to share these secrets tomorrow when he starts Apple’s 31st Annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC). It’s a gathering of programmers from around …

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Eskimo Pie owner to change its derogatory name

The owner of Eskimo Pie changes its name and marketing the almost 100-year-old chocolate-covered ice bar, the newest brand that has to deal with racist logos and marketing. “We are determined to be part of the racial equality solution and recognize that the term is pejorative,” said Elizabell Marquez, marketing director for Dreyers Grand Ice Cream, Froneri’s US subsidiary, in …

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The SEC said they would consider holding championship events if Mississippi did not change its flag

Mississippi is the only state in the south that has not yet prominently displayed the Confederate flag on its state flag. The elimination campaign has been going on for decades, but has received renewed attention as more and more memorials, monuments, and statues of the Confederates have been removed in the United States. “It is time to change the Mississippi …

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“The Dad Gang” on a mission to change views on black fatherhood

Latest Updated June 17, 2020 at 8:50 p.m. EDT When Sean Williams moved to a mostly white area of ​​Long Island, he said that his neighbors would often compliment him for spending time with his own children. It bothered him. “The stereotype is just not true … complimenting staying for your child or being an active father is just insane,” …

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The Aunt Jemima brand is said to change the name and remove the image, which Quaker says is “based on a racist stereotype.”

The aunt Jemima syrup-pancake mixture will get a new name and image, Quaker Oats announced on Wednesday. The company recognizes that “Aunt Jemima’s origins are based on a racist stereotype”. The 130-year-old brand shows a black woman named Aunt Jemima, who was originally disguised as a minstrel. The picture has changed over time, and in recent years Quaker has removed …

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