Redskins Primary Logo
The Boston Redskins Primary Logo has a long and storied history dating back to the early 1930s. The logo is one of the most recognizable symbols in all of the professional sports, and it has been an integral part of the team's identity for decades. In 1932, George Preston Marshall chose a Native American headdress as his team's primary logo, which was used until 1961, when it was changed to a more modern design featuring two feathers with "Redskins" across them. This new design became known as "the feather logo," It would remain unchanged until 2020 when Washington Football Team announced that they would be retiring their previous name and logos due to its racist connotations.
Since then, Washington Football Team unveiled its new primary logo in 2021: A simple letter “W” accompanied by four stars representing each state within the DMV (District Of Columbia/Maryland/Virginia). Although this newer symbol does not carry nearly as much history or nostalgia associated with its predecessor from over 80 years ago, It serves as an important reminder that racism should have no place in our society today – especially within sports teams' names & logos.
In conclusion, while we may never see another version of “the feather” again on any NFL field - We can still appreciate how far we have come since 1932 regarding racial equality & acceptance throughout America's favorite pastime: football!
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1933 - 1936
Native American head facing to the right in black and yellow circle.