Say goodbye to the Washington Redskins – pressure from activists and corporate sponsors means the NFL team will be changing its name. Photo: ShutterstockSay goodbye to the Washington Redskins – pressure from activists and corporate sponsors means the NFL team will be changing its name. Photo: Shutterstock
Say goodbye to the Washington Redskins – pressure from activists and corporate sponsors means the NFL team will be changing its name. Photo: Shutterstock

From Washington Redskins to Aunt Jemima, the US brands pressured to change their racist names, depictions and mascots

  • The Washington Redskins NFL team will soon be getting a new name, as ‘redskin’ is a racist slang term for America’s indigenous people
  • Other brands that are going through reviews or have already been forced to make changes include Uncle Ben’s, Mrs. Butterworth’s and Cream of Wheat

Topic |   Racism and prejudice
Say goodbye to the Washington Redskins – pressure from activists and corporate sponsors means the NFL team will be changing its name. Photo: ShutterstockSay goodbye to the Washington Redskins – pressure from activists and corporate sponsors means the NFL team will be changing its name. Photo: Shutterstock
Say goodbye to the Washington Redskins – pressure from activists and corporate sponsors means the NFL team will be changing its name. Photo: Shutterstock
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