Tuesday, 6 - 05 - 2014
New York State Lawmakers Announce Resolution Calling for Pro Sports Teams to Stop Using Racial Slurs
Following the NBA’s historic decision to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his offensive comments about African Americans, Senator George Maziarz, Chairman of the State-Native Americans Relations Senate Committee, Assembly Member Karim Camara, Chair of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus of the New York State Assembly, Senator Joe Griffo, Assembly Member Keith Wright and Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative and CEO of Oneida Enterprises plan to announce they will be introducing a resolution calling for professional sports leagues to stop using dictionary-defined racial slurs as mascots.
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