demanded that the Washington Redskins
change their name earlier this week. However, she seems to have forgotten that she promotes and sells NFL
merchandise with that very name and logo. The NFL has come under fire for the Redskins
name for years now, and they are currently considering a change after FedEx
, who are one of their biggest sponsors, asked about a possible change this week. Before that occurred, Milano found herself in yet another social media battle.
We must end racism in its entirety. Allowing the @nfl
to continue to use the @redskins
name is destructive to Native communities and cannot be tolerated any longer. Change the name @Redskins@nfl#TheTimeIsNow#ChangeTheName
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) July 1, 2020
On Wednesday, Alyssa Milano tweeted, "We must end racism in its entirety. Allowing the NFL to continue to use the Redskins name is destructive to Native communities and cannot be tolerated any longer.