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Gov. Kemp says suggesting the Atlanta Braves change their name is 'woke cancel culture,' but Native Americans have found Indian mascots offensive for decades

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia. AP Photo/Megan Varner
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said calls to change the Atlanta Braves' name are "woke cancel culture."
The White House said Monday that it's "important" to talk about the offensive team name.
Native American activists have been fighting to change sports mascots and team names for decades.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said efforts to change the name of the Atlanta Braves baseball team are the result of "woke cancel culture," but Native American communities have called out racist team names and mascots years before either term entered politicians'...
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