School mascots

Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Sports Mascots Took on Racial Overtones and Criticism 100 Years Ago

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Chief Illiniwek mascot was retired in 2007.
Credit flickr.com/soundfromwayout

As Wisconsin lawmakers debate the rules for challenging race-based school mascots, we learn they've raised divergent opinions for decades.


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