Obama: 'Redskins' NFL team name should be changed, said the president. The Oneida Nation leaders thanked Obama Tuesday for his support in efforts to change the name of the Washington Redskins.
The NFL has agreed to meet with the native American group leading the campaign against the Redskins nickname. The owner of the Washington Redskins is not attending.
The Oneida Indian Nation will launch a radio ad campaign Sunday to get the NFL Washington Redskins to change the team name. The Oneida's say 'Redskins' is a racial slur.