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Activists to protest Redskins nickname before game

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — American Indian activists and others plan to demonstrate against the Washington Redskins' nickname ahead of the team's game against the Minnesota Vikings Thursday night.

The groups plan to march to the Metrodome for a rally.

Six members of the Minneapolis City Council recently sent a letter to the team's owner and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, calling the team's nickname and mascot racist.

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