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Eastern Michigan University. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Cmadler)

Justice Department Hears Native American Concerns At Eastern Michigan University

Officials met with staff and students to discuss a harassment case and continued concerns over the use of the school’s Hurons logo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2015


Local Newspaper Joins Others In Banning Use Of Redskins’ Team Name

The Detroit News is choosing not to use the Washington Redskins’ team name.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Anti-Redskins Ad Airing During NBA Finals [VIDEO]

An American Indian tribe that believes the Washington Redskins’ nickname is racist and should be changed has purchased a 60-second ad to air during halftime of Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

97.1 The Ticket–06/11/2014


American Indian Mascots In Michigan Schools To Stay Says Federal Agency

In February, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights cited 35 Michigan school districts for discrimination, saying their mascots reinforce stereotypes and hurt American Indian students’ self-esteem and learning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2013

Thanksgiving Weekend Events

The Holiday season is in full-force, and after enjoying some leftovers, there are many fun events to experience with the whole family!