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Column: The Chicago Blackhawks are keeping their nickname. But the decision walks a fine line between respect and disrespect

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Blackhawks' explanation for not changing their nickname seemed logical to me. But maybe I'm biased because of a lifetime of following the Hawks, and because I'm not Native American I don't know how offended they are with the name.
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‘There's a fine line between respect and disrespect': Chicago Blackhawks will NOT change their name amid racism debate

‘There's a fine line between respect and disrespect': Chicago Blackhawks will NOT change their name amid racism debate

1 month ago   |   By RT

The Chicago Blackhawks have announced they will not change the team's name as it honors a historic figure - the team is named after a famous Sauk leader.
The NHL team issued a statement stressing that their name and logo will remain unchanged, despite mounting pressure from anti-racism activists who have urged the team to reconsider its use of Native American imagery.
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