Time to ditch racially based team names

Re: “Churches call on Cleveland Indians to change name, ditch Wahoo mascot,” Oct. 15.

It is time to remind those living in North America that the year is 2016, not 1915. Why 1915? That was the year the Cleveland baseball team took on the name the Cleveland Indians. In this time of truth and reconciliation and a move toward racial justice, is it not time to stop glorifying genocide and showing disrespect for indigenous peoples?

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