POLL: Do You Love or Loathe the Chicago Blackhawks Logo?

Yesterday, I posted a video from a Chicago television station wherein a sports anchor implied that the logo for the Chicago Blackhawks does not inspire the “fury” among Aboriginal people that other logos do. Well, wouldn’t you know it, non-Aboriginal sports columnist Damien Cox went and recently branded the logo as “racially insensitive.” Judging from […]

Native American “Fury” and the Chicago Blackhawks

A story from WLS-TV about how the Chicago Blackhawks logo has supposedly “avoided much fury from Native American groups” — note the absence of irony in the sportscaster’s use of the word ‘fury’ — upset over the use of such ‘Aboriginal’ iconography and nomenclature by sports teams. A follow-up post will explore the various contours […]