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‘Mount Rushmore’ term is ‘offensive’ and should be ‘retired,' ESPN’s Jalen Rose says

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ESPN's Jalen Rose is challenging people to stop using the term "Mount Rushmore." The term derives from Mount Rushmore National Memorial, built on Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, which depicts former presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
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ESPN host wants to cancel 'Mount Rushmore' because it's 'offensive'

ESPN host Jalen Rose took to Twitter in an attempt to cancel the term "Mount Rushmore."

12 days ago·Washington, United States
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The Daily Caller

ESPN Host Jalen Rose Says ‘Mount Rushmore’ Term Is Offensive And Should Be Retired

Jalen Rose of ESPN looks to end 'Mount Rushmore' debates, as he says it's offensive to certain groups of people

13 days ago·Washington, United States
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The Daily Wire

ESPN’s Jalen Rose Slams Mount Rushmore: Stop Using It To Measure Greatness

ESPN analyst Jalen Rose, who said in June 2021 that Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers only made Team USA’s roster for the Olympics because he was white, has now aimed for bigger game, insisting that people stop using Mount Rushmore as a term indicating greatness.Mount Rushmore, located in South Dakota, famously features sculptures of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.“I want to continue t…

13 days ago·Los Angeles, United States
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The Spun

ESPN Analyst Wants To Cancel 'Mt. Rushmore' For Being Offensive

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05: A view of the logo during ESPN The Party on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for ESPN)A prominent ESPN personality wants people to stop using "Mount Rushmore" to define sports greatness because he says it's offensive. "Can we retire using ‘Mount Rushmore?' That should be offensive to all of us, especially Native Americans, Indigenous people who were the first peo…

11 days ago
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justthenews.com

'Mount Rushmore' is 'offensive' because it was built 'on top of dead bodies' says ESPN’s Jalen Rose

"Can we retire 'Mount Rushmore'? That should be offensive to all of us, especially Native Americans and indigenous people," he said

11 days ago·Washington, United States
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NewsBusters

Jalen Rose Thinks 'Mt. Rushmore' Is An Offensive Term

Jalen Rose thinks it's time to cancel the name of Mt. Rushmore. The former NBA star and current ESPN analyst posted a video on Twitter claiming that using the name of the iconic national landmark when having discussions about the greatest figures in specific areas (athletes, entertainment, singers, etc.) because he claimed that the term is offensive to Indians. He also used a bit of revisionist history to highlight the “offensiveness” of the lan…

13 days ago·Washington, United States
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