FedEx asks Washington Redskins to change the team's name

FedEx owns the naming rights to the Maryland field where the team plays, and its chief executive, Fred Smith, owns a minority stake in the team.

7/3/2020 11:35:00 AM

FedEx, which owns the naming rights to the Maryland field where the Washington Redskins play, has asked the team to officially change its name, long condemned as an anti-Indigenous slur.

FedEx owns the naming rights to the Maryland field where the team plays, and its chief executive, Fred Smith, owns a minority stake in the team.

and shareholders worth $620 billion sent a letter urging FedEx, Nike and PepsiCo to stop doing business with the team until the name is changed.Download thefor breaking news and alertsLet our news meet your inbox. The news and stories that matters, delivered weekday mornings.

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How about we defund Fedx for bending to idiocy? Where does this stop? To put it in perspective: Just rename the team the WashingtonWhities. Doesn't sound so good, right? THIS is only part of the reason to change the name from the Redskins. The name is a slur to our Indigenous population - CHANGE IT!

I use FedEx&I want FedEx to change it's name because of the prejudice connotations against divorced people...😃 Washington Express 'long condemned as an anti-Indigenous slur.' That is an outright LIE. It is NOT a slur; it is NOT anti-indigenous; it has NOT (until recently) been condemned; and it certainly is NOT 'long condemned'

we had it right in the 80s. we were racial but not racist. none of this pc bullshit. And thus begins the era of the Washington Snyders Anyone going to call for the Chiefs to change their name or is it ok bc they are currently winning a lot? It's...not a slur. Ahh, I see the virtue-signaling libs are at it again...

No brainer... According to Wilkepedia the team ain’t even based in Washington D.C. “home games in Landover, Maryland; its headquarters and training facility in Ashburn, Virginia, & the Redskins Complex in Richmond,Virginia” As for the name “I’m Confused?” A good name change would be find out what the translation of warriors is in one of the language of one of the native tribes that was in the area.

My alma mater switched from Chieftans to Redhawks years ago, I was glad. NFL owners buy and sell men daily. Credits to FedEx! Worshington Rednecks coming soon About time! Anti-Indian Pander, pander, pander

FedEx Asks Washington Redskins to Change Name, Team Plays at FedExFieldAnother HUGE development in the movement to change the name of the NFL's Washington team ... with a major business partner pushing to drop the moniker. BLM is a terrorist organization!!! To what PLEASE CHANGE IT

FedEx, the Washington Redskins’ Most Prominent Sponsor, Asks the Team to Change Its NameFedEx, the Washington Redskins’ most prominent sponsor and the namesake of the NFL team’s stadium, called for the franchise to change its name, a company spokeswoman said. DEFUNDTHENFL I'm so tired of this crap...... Anyone ever seen a ram in LA

FedEx Asks Washington Redskins To Change NameI’m a San Francisco-based reporter covering breaking news at Forbes. I’ve previously reported for USA Today, Business Insider, The San Francisco Business Times and San Jose Inside. I studied journalism at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and was an editor at The Daily Orange, the university’s independent student newspaper. Follow me on Twitter rachsandl or shoot me an email rsandlerforbes.com. Omg Cc kennagq 'Washington Deadskins' has been suggested as a step towards greater transparency absolutely positively.. - FedEx asks Washington Redskins to change name Investors are pressuring Daniel Snyder

FedEx requests Washington Redskins change team nameFedEx, which owns the naming rights to the Maryland field where the Washington Redskins play, has asked the team to officially change its name, long condemned as an anti-Indigenous slur. About time! get it done! Such bullshit. Will never watch another NFL again and will start using UPS from now on. Perhaps someone should ask the native Americans? Just a thought. But hey. White liberals. Please speak for everyone

FedEx Calls On Washington Redskins To Change Team's Racist NameMeanwhile, Nike appeared to remove all of its apparel featuring the NFL team's logos from its website. Nike should also stop using child slave labor Stop using FedEx then! Calm down, have a good quarter, and now you want to call shots.