• Native Americans groups have protested against name for years
  • Donald Trump says move is ‘cancel culture at work’

Cleveland’s baseball team will drop “Indians” from their name in a move president Donald Trump dismissed as “cancel culture at work”.

Native American groups and some sections of the team’s fanbase have argued the name is racially insensitive for years. The move was confirmed by the team’s owner, Paul Dolan, on Monday. “The name is no longer acceptable in our world,” he told the Associated Press.

Oh no! What is going on? This is not good news, even for “Indians”. Cancel culture at work! https://t.co/d1l0C9g6Pd

Related: Indians, Braves and Chiefs: what now for US sports’ other Native American names?

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