Cleveland Guardians P Triston McKenzie AP Tony Dejak

Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team is changing its nickname from Indians to Guardians, ending a racial controversy that started heating up in 1915 and boiled over last year with the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. “Indians” was a racist catchall term for any of the hundreds of Indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere. Above: pitcher Triston McKenzie in his no-nickname city jersey last week. (Tony Dejak/AP)

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