When a Name Hurts And the Week Ahead in Reviews

Its football season!  And like the changing color of the leaves its time for a certain topic to pop up again for discussion in the Washington DC Metro area.  Should the Redskins change their name? For years the answer was a resounding no from all Redskin fans and non fans alike.  But now the tide… Continue reading When a Name Hurts And the Week Ahead in Reviews

Two Worthy Subjects, Gays in Professional Sports and Racially Insensitive Names: Mike Wise, Sports Columnist for The Washington Post

My book review of Metal Heart is delayed so I leave you with Mike Wise of The Washington Post.  Several of his last two columns are worth reading for more than just sports.  One deals with the racially insensitive name of the local football team known here as the ‘Skins and the other about out… Continue reading Two Worthy Subjects, Gays in Professional Sports and Racially Insensitive Names: Mike Wise, Sports Columnist for The Washington Post