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Chargers ponder nickname issue, racial sensitivity

Discussion in 'Latest Chargers News & Headlines' started by robdog, Nov 27, 2005.

  1. robdog

    robdog Code Monkey Staff Member Administrator

    Jun 29, 2009
    <blockquote>Source: North County Times

    By Jay Paris

    The Chargers worked hard this week, preparing for an important game today against the Washington Blackskins.

    Sounds coarse, doesn't it? How about the Washington Brownskins? Or Washington Whiteskins? Would people feel different about the name of the Chargers' opponent if it were their skin color being mentioned?

    "That is a good question," linebacker Donnie Edwards said.</blockquote>

    <a href="http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2005/11/27/sports/paris/23_02_0611_26_05.txt" target="_blank"><strong>Article Link</strong></a>

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