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Leo Terrell reacts to Portland school fearing ‘Evergreens’ mascot tied to lynching: “It devalues true racism”

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TERRELL: This subject bothers me a lot. I've been a civil rights attorney for 30 years. I taught U.S. History for seven years. I've never had a client complain that a tree is racist. I've never had a case that deals ...

A tree frog named Betty is this year’s Cadbury Easter Bunny mascot

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A tree frog from Florida named Betty has been named Cadbury's 2021 Easter Bunny. The White's tree frog, native to Australia, beat over 12,000 contenders for the coveted title, the Hershey Company announced in a new...

An Indiana university retires its mascot that shares a name with the Ku Klux Klan newspaper

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Students who attend Valparaiso University are Crusaders no more. The Lutheran university, aligning with schools and professional sports teams that have recently nixed racist mascots, has announced it will replace it...

Maine high school gets a new mascot after years of wrangling over its Native American name

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A Maine high school is getting a new mascot to replace the controversial Native American one it retired last year. The Skowhegan Area High School will adopt the Skowhegan RiverHawks mascot after the school board vot...