Leaked Letter to NFL by Native American Leaders Demands Immediate Action on Redskins Name

Sent to commissioner Roger Goodell, corporate stakeholders and elected officials

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Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins said he supports renaming the team the Redtails in honor of the Tuskegee Airmen. Getty Images

A letter sent to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell today, which can be read in full below, demands immediate action to change the name of the league’s Washington Redskins team.

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