The Narrative Wars

EP7: Should Sports Teams Change Their Mascots?

July 17, 2020

There is much talk today about inequality. Yet there is also much talk about the offensiveness of sports teams. Not because they are good, bad or indifferent, but because of their mascots. The string of protests across America has reinvigorated an ongoing conversation about whether or not sports team - professionally, collegiate and even high school - should alter their logos and mascots. 

Today's episode explores this nationwide conversation and some of the arguments for and against the removal of mascots from sports teams.