Pa. high school's newspaper staff takes stand against use of "Redskins"

05/6/2014 | National Public Radio

Neshaminy High School's student newspaper editors and members of the Neshaminy School Board in Pennsylvania are at odds over the word "Redskins," the school's mascot, which the editors say they refuse to publish in their paper because it is offensive. The school board could reverse the ban on the word when it is expected to vote on the issue later this month. Neshaminy junior Reed Hennessy, the paper's sports editor, said if the board adopts a policy to block the ban, editors already have hired an attorney to represent them in court.

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