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British Parliament Tells NFL It Is 'Unacceptable' To Bring 'New Racial Slurs' To Britain | ThinkProgress

10.3.16

British Parliament Tells NFL It Is 'Unacceptable' To Bring 'New Racial Slurs' To Britain | ThinkProgress: “We were shocked to learn the derivation of the term ‘R*dskin,’ pertaining as it does to the historic abuse of Native Americans,” Ruth Smeeth and Ian Austin wrote in a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, a copy of which was obtained by ESPN. “The exportation of this racial slur to the UK this autumn, when the Washington team is due to play, directly contravenes the values that many in Britain have worked so hard to instill.”

The two members of the British Labor Party want the league to change the team’s name or, “at the minimum, send a different team to our country to represent the sport, one that does not promote a racial slur.”


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