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"I think it’s past time for the team to deal with what offends so many people and this is a great franchise with a great history that’s beloved in Washington. And it deserves a name that reflects the affection that we’ve built for the team," she said.
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently called on the 'Skins to change their name:
Furthermore, Sabrina Dong of the Daily Californian reported in February that a UC Berkeley study revealed that "at least half" of over 1,000 Native Americans surveyed believe the team's nickname is offensive.