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Cuz Racism: Biden Admin Removes ‘Squaw’ From 600 Landmarks, Lakes

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At a glance

  • President Joe Biden’s Interior Department (DOI) released replacement names for almost 650 “racist and derogatory” geographical features on federal lands, the agency said Thursday.
  • The word “squaw” was determined by DOI’s Board of Geographic Names to be an “offensive ethnic, racial and sexist slur, particularly for Indigenous women,” according to a press release.

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