We Asked These 10 Brands Why They Still Sell Washington Redskins Merchandise

Despite controversy over the violent roots of the racist slur 'redskin'

anti-redskins protesters
The fight to change the Washington Redskins' name has been going on for years, as seen in this photo of a 2013 protest at Denver's Sports Authority Field. Getty Images

The month of June saw an unprecedented push for racial justice that impacted brand marketing like never before. Land O’Lakes retired its Native American mascot. Uncle Ben and Mrs. Butterworth’s are reviewing their slavery-era branding, while Aunt Jemima is getting a total rebrand. Dreyer’s has pledged to change the name of Eskimo Pie.

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