Demonstrators railing against the Washington football team's nickname will be protesting outside Lincoln Financial Field before tonight's game. They're supporting a noble effort, and they are working against a common foe. Be kind to them. If you like what you're reading, it's free to sign up to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. I would love to hear your thoughts, ideas, and feedback, so please email me, tweet me @tommyrowan, or reach our social team on Facebook.
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When the Washington team runs onto the turf to face the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field, before a national Monday Night Football audience, Fann-Boyle and others will be outside at 11th and Pattison, demanding an end to what they say is a harmful and destructive slur. "They can't see how hypocritical it is," she said. "How can you deny this ugliness?"
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