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Roy Hawthorne, 87, of Lupton, Ariz., was one of four Code Talkers honored for their service in World War II during the Monday night game against the San Francisco 49ers.
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A Navajo World War II veteran whose group, the Navajo Code Talkers, met recently with Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, said the name is not a racial slur. 280 more words
A leader of the Navajo Code Talkers who appeared at a Washington Redskins home football game says he considers the team name a symbol of loyalty and courage — not a derogatory slur. 112 more words
As anyone who watched Monday Night Football last night could see, the Washington Redskins are a garbage football team. Some are surprised at just how garbage they are, considering they made the playoffs last season and are quarterbacked by the electric Robert Griffin III, but the truth is that “RGIII” led the team on a seven-game winning streak to close out the regular season against something less than a tough schedule before tearing his ACL in the playoffs. 523 more words
The whole point of talking in code is to communicate with allies amongst enemies. Code plays a significant role in masking intentions during battle when the ability to communicate discretely is often the difference between victory and defeat. 427 more words
Despite a heated months-long battle over their team’s name being deemed offensive to Native Americans, the Washington Redskins honored four Navajo Code Talkers in a ceremony before Monday night’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. 176 more words