Nicholas Sandmann, the MAGA hat-wearing teen who notably donned a mocking expression while staring down a Native American veteran on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, is suing CNN for defamation, seeking $275 million in damages. The announcement arrives weeks after the 16-year-old and his team of lawyers declared that they would be suing The Washington Post for $250 million on the basis that […]

The family of 16-year-old Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann is suing the Washington Post for $250 million, Reuters reports. Sandmann, the Kentucky teen who was filmed facing off with Native American activist Nathan Phillips during the Indigenous Peoples March and coinciding anti-abortion March for Life at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., is claiming the publication engaged in defamation and “targeted and bullied” him. The […]


You’ve probably heard it before. Perhaps from your friends or some random person you met. More often than not, many Black people say that they…

  CLEVELAND – The red block letter C for Cleveland seems to be replacing Chief Wahoo outside Progressive Field. But not everyone sees it that way. Robert Roche is the director of the American Indian Education Center and one of the plaintiffs planing to file a federal lawsuit in late July against the Cleveland Indians. […]

  Everyone from President Barack Obama to the Oneida Indian Nation have weighed in on the hot topic.   Washington (CNN) — President Barack Obama has weighed in. The pro football commissioner, has too. And now, a Native American tribe hopes recent attention to controversy surrounding the name of Washington’s National Football League team will […]

President Barack Obama says that if he owned the Washington Washington Football Team, he would “think about changing” the team name, wading into the controversy over a football nickname that many people deem offensive to Native Americans. Obama, said team names like the Washington Football Team offend “a sizable group of people.” He said that […]