Washington Redskins helmets on the sideline during their game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.

The Washington Redskins of the NFL will announce this Monday the change of nickname of the equipment

Although the team is expected to announce the name change, the new name will not be released until a later date due to trademark issues, according to Sports Business Daily. Head coach Ron Rivera told The Washington Post in an interview that he was working with team owner Daniel Snyder on a name that honored both the military and Native Americans.

After weeks of protests denouncing racism and as the country continues to face more direct oppression systems in recent weeks, the Washington Redskins could be the first team to announce a name change. The Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball have also pledged to re-examine his name. The team manager he recently said it’s time to change the name and “it’s time to move on.”

On July 3, the Washington Redskins announced that a “thorough review” of the team’s nickname would be conducted. Native American groups have denounced the name as ethnic purba.

“In light of recent events in our country and comments from our community, the Washington Redskins announce that the team will undergo a thorough review of its name,” he said. the team said in a statement. “This review formalizes the initial discussions the team has been having with the league in recent weeks.”

The decision to re-examine the name also came amid pressure from several corporate sponsors, including FedEx, who have naming rights at the team’s stadium.

Other brands, including Nike and Amazon, have taken the team’s merchandise out of their online stores.

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