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1991    Use of Derogatory Names for Sports Teams (109)
The NEA shall discourage the initiation and continued use of prejudicial and derogatory names and symbols of ethnic groups for school, sporting teams, and mascots.
The NEA shall communicate this new business item to each state board of education, each state athletic association, and each college athletic assocation.

  • 1992    
  • Use of Prejudicial Terms and Symbols (I-39)
    The National Educational Association deplores prejudice based on race, ethnicity, religion, sexual oreientation, or gender and rejects the use of names, symbols, caricatures, emblems, logos, and mascots that promote such prejudice.

    NEA resolutions on use of race-based mascots