Don’t Think Racist Football Team Names Are a Problem? Try These Names on For Size

Ever felt like people should “lighten up” about racist mascots?

Defending those mascots might make sense to you – you might think it’s harmless tradition, or an “honor to have a team named after a stereotype of your race.”

Find out what happens when someone applies the same reasoning to some new ideas for team names – the result really puts this debate in perspective.

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The Editors at Everyday Feminism

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Alli Kirkham is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism and blogger, cartoonist, and intersectional feminist. Alli earned a BA in English Literature from Cal Poly Pomona in 2011 and uses it as an excuse to blog about books while swearing a lot. When she isn’t cartooning for Everyday Feminism or cursing at popular fiction, she posts cartoons and other silly things on her Tumblr. Check her out on Twitter @allivanlahr

This comic was created in collaboration with Taté Walker. Taté Walker is a Contributing Writer for Everyday Feminism. She is Mniconjou Lakota and an enrolled citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. She is a freelance journalist who lives in Colorado Springs. She blogs at Righting Red and can be reached on www.jtatewalker.com. Follow her on Twitter @missustwalker