Washington's National Football League franchise announced Monday that it is dropping the Redskins name and Indian head logo, which were given to the team in 1933. This comes during a time of reckoning over racial injustice, iconography and racism in the U.S. The announcement comes less than two weeks after owner Dan Snyder, a boyhood fan of the team who once declared he would never get rid of the name, launched a thorough review amid pressure from corporate sponsors like FedEx, Nike, Pepsi and Bank of America. In addition, "over a dozen Native American leaders and organizations wrote to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell last week demanding an immediate end to Washington's use of the name. Goodell, who has fielded questions on the topic for years, said he supported the review." A new name is pending.

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