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Cleveland baseball fans stand against racism by #DeChiefing their gear
In the past few months, debate surrounding the use of racial caricatures as pro sports mascots has reached a fever pitch. Just ask the Washington Redskins, who’ve endured significant backlash for both their refusal to change their name and their half-assed attempts to placate their critics.
But a few miles west, fans of the MLB’s Cleveland Indians are taking a stand. In a motion of solidarity, a small but growing number have been “de-Chiefing” their paraphernalia by removing the offensive “Chief Wahoo” mascot from caps and jerseys that bear its likeness.
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I like this a LOT. I don’t know who else can make these teams change at this point other than their own fans.
saw this tip jar at my Dairy Queen today and lost it at tipiosa