Discussions about Native American mascots have reignited in recent months, including at Chicago’s Lane Tech College Prep. A online petition created last month calls for the school’s mascot — a Native American man wearing a feathered headdress — to be removed. The petition has received more than 2,200 signatures. Derrick David, a Lane Tech freshman who is also Native America,…
As the sensitivty of Native American themes have recently been questioned, Chicago’s Lane Tech High School is soon expected to vote on the future of it’s controversial mascot. NBC 5’s Trina Orlando reports.