The Washington Washington Football Team set to hire first Black woman assistant coach in the NFL.

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According to the NFL Players Association, the average NFL career lasts about three years and is one of the shortest in all of professional sports. For many players, life after football consists of financial peril, forcing many to strategically plan for the rest of their lives at a young age. Washington Washington Football Team’s Wide Receiver Pierre […]

On Friday, Gregg Deal, a Native American activist and Brian Howard from the National Congress of American Indians joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now discuss the Washington Football Team name controversy. On Wednesday, the Washington Washington Football Team lost trademark protection of the team’s nickname. Deal and Howard, both Native American, expressed their views against the […]

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Download Podcast On Wednesday, the Washington Washington Football Team lost trademark protection for their team’s nickname. Actor Jeffrey Wright  joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the origins of the name Washington Football Team” and dropped some serious knowledge in the process. Pastor Corey Brooks  discussed his call to the men and women of Chicago to stand up against  violence. Pastor […]

On Tuesday, the Washington D.C. City Council joined a growing consensus of supporters who want the capital’s NFL team to change its name by approving a resolution supporting such a move. Take our poll below! Lead by council member David Grosso (I-At Large) who first introduced the name-change resolution in May, the council overwhelmingly made […]

What’s in a name? Centuries of racism, some say. Today on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin spoke with sports writer Roy S. Johnson about the controversy over Washington Washington Football Team’s team name, in the wake of news that two Washington, DC radio stations refused to run a radio ad by the Oneida Indian Nation criticizing […]

The closest most non-American Indians have ever come to connecting emotionally with a Native culture was during a viewing of ”Pocahontas.” I know, she’s a caricature and not a real Native American, but that’s exactly my point. American Indians have been so marginalized in our society that all we know of them mostly consists of […]


The politics of money and privilege collide as the Washington Washington Football Team owner defends the use of the name as “heritage.” Cultural insensitivity is nothing new. My goddaughter who grew up attending predominantly white schools recently shared a Buzzfeed post that parodied being the only black person in class. Some of the things on […]

Washington D.C.– Sources say a waitress claims that a Washington Washington Football Team lineman  sexually assaulted her over the weekend at the W Hotel in Washington. Police are investigating the complaint made against the NFL player, Albert Haynesworth.

WASHINGTON –A player for the Washington Washington Football Team, Albert Haynesworth, is facing charges after a man told investigators he was assaulted by the defensive lineman in a road rage dispute.

Maryland – The Washington Washington Football Team have suspended DL Albert Haynesworth without pay for the team’s next four games for conduct detrimental to the club. He was notified of the club’s decision this morning by General Manager Bruce Allen at Redskin Park. Read The Whole Story RELATED STORIES Albert Haynesworth: I Refuse To Be […]