……so, was “The Yellowskins” taken?
America’s 5 Most Embarrassing High School Mascots

Right now, the football-loving world is mired in debate over the team name of the Washington Redskins, which the Oneida Indian Nation feels is offensive to Native Americans, possibly because “redskin” happens to be a racial slur against Native Americans. And while we aren’t here to take sides, we are more than happy to point out several other bizarrely dehumanizing team mascots from high schools around the country, as naming your team after an animal or a mythical creature is apparently too fucking hard for a sizable chunk of the population.

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……so, was “The Yellowskins” taken?

America’s 5 Most Embarrassing High School Mascots

Right now, the football-loving world is mired in debate over the team name of the Washington Redskins, which the Oneida Indian Nation feels is offensive to Native Americans, possibly because “redskin” happens to be a racial slur against Native Americans. And while we aren’t here to take sides, we are more than happy to point out several other bizarrely dehumanizing team mascots from high schools around the country, as naming your team after an animal or a mythical creature is apparently too fucking hard for a sizable chunk of the population.

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