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Etsy bans Redskins name but you can still get…

In the Etsy blog the marketplace that has more than 22 million members banned the use of the Redskins name and logo for items to be sold. Team colors are still ok.I did  a search and still was able to find quite a few things for sale with the name. Etsy says they’re emailing users to tell them to take down the items.

The company wrote: “In no uncertain terms, Native American groups have consistently advocated and litigated that the term “redskin(s)” is disparaging and damaging to Native Americans. Therefore, it will no longer be permitted in our marketplace.”

A marketplace that sold more than a billion dollars in just the last year. Many of those purchases made the way I like to do it— through mobile.

As you can imagine this story is getting quite the reaction online. One of my twitter followers asks:
@OhMyGOFF Did they also ban “Indians”, “Chiefs”, “Blackhawks”, “Braves” & “The Chop”? (Not that you can ‘chop’ in a piece of cheap jewelry) — Edward Shipley (@ems74) September 10, 2014

Edward.. doesn’t it appear they have. No ban on “Indians” products or perhaps other things that may offend or raise a brow. Stuff from like the KKK. You can even get a 10 pack of Ted Bundy Stickers and a knitted childbirth doll you will thank me later for not posting.

 

On Instagram @jmshultzie points out… It’s a business decision either way.
That is true and Etsy has every right to make that call. Good or bad one? Only buyers and sellers can tell.

My kiddos in Gamecock gear I just got from Etsy.

A fighter’s spirit

Talk about a strong woman! Lauri Williamson lost her husband Will a month after they were married last summer. Prostate cancer took his life. She’s now hoping she can do something to keep his fighting spirit alive.

I’ll share her story tonight on News4 at 4pm. Be inspired.

 

 

 

VIDEO: We take the challenge

With a little help Melissa Mollet and I take the ALS Ice bucket challenge.

Get ready for an ice storm

Melissa and I accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! Aaron has no way out of being nominated in this one. Stay tuned!

#CelebratingLoudoun

Join us this Thursday from 4:30-7AM on News4 Today! We plan on having the best time #CelebratingLoudoun. I’ll be LIVE from the Birkby House at 109 Loudoun Street, SW (Park in town lot off Royal Street) from 4:30-6AM. Then from 6-7AM join me on the Town Hall Green at 25 West Market Street (park in town hall garage). We invite all our viewers to come out as we look at everything from why this is such a kid friendly county to some of the best hidden gems- Melt anyone? Oh we’ll have fun NBC4 stuff to give away too!

Good morning from NYC

Had a blast filling-in on Early TODAY and MSNBC this past week. Outstanding crew and team to be a part of!

#CelebratingSummer

Thank you to the great towns around DC who welcomed us the last couple weeks. From Hyattsville, Herndon to Arlington and Silver Spring– it was an absolute blast. There is so much history, culture and things to brag about for each place we  stopped in. This fun summer field trip really opened my eyes and mind… motivating me to venture out beyond my comfort zone! Check out our #CelebratingSummer seriesonline. Stay tuned for our next stop…
#CelebratingSilverSpring

Look who helped us step it up while #CelebratingSilverSpring! #KappaAlphaPsi #SilverSpringNupes pic.twitter.com/3yM1REK7j1

— Angie Goff (@OhMyGOFF) July 17, 2014

Onion rings shouldn't look this good in the morning… But they do. @BurgerFi #celebratingsilverspring pic.twitter.com/6zpSytODYQ

— DC Scene (@dcscene) July 17, 2014

Thank you @NBC4_WRC for a great morning and a great start of the day! #CelebratingSilverSpring @angiegoff #wsc pic.twitter.com/aG4n6M54lz

— Miranda Roldán (@Miranda_Roldan) July 17, 2014

Billboard ranked musician Marcus Johnson performing at #CelebratingSilverSpring ! pic.twitter.com/4MZQ9u45Cu

— Devin Williams (@devwills) July 17, 2014

#KappaAlphaPsi Alumni Step Team about to take the stage. Don't miss the show! #CelebratingSilverSpring pic.twitter.com/tcjOKvaMk8

— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) July 17, 2014

#CelebratingArlington

#KappaAlphaPsi Alumni Step Team about to take the stage. Don't miss the show! #CelebratingSilverSpring pic.twitter.com/tcjOKvaMk8

— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) July 17, 2014

We're #CelebratingArlington all day long! pic.twitter.com/aUwKLcwAIL

— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) July 15, 2014

#CelebratingHyattsville

Can't wait to do this LIVE from @busboysandpoets w @andyshallal & @_2deep_ ! #tune-in #CelebratingHyattsville pic.twitter.com/HItQYosRiY

— Angie Goff (@OhMyGOFF) July 8, 2014

#News4Today is #CelebratingHyattsville! Tune in to watch @OhMyGoff explore the city. http://t.co/Vpgs47raAR pic.twitter.com/rk3cztC51l

— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) July 8, 2014

#CelebratingHerndon

#CelebratingHerndon and #CeleratingSummer with @Jimmys_Tavern! @OhMyGOFF pic.twitter.com/7JzeD47ZAP

— Amelia Segal (@ameliasegal) July 10, 2014

So lucky to have a blast from the past show up! I was @chuckecheese for my 1st Job in Herndon! #CelebratingHerndon pic.twitter.com/3uSlJfUFKM

— Angie Goff (@OhMyGOFF) July 10, 2014

#Herndon is becoming a home for the arts! @gracehanwolf takes us to @artspaceherndon next! We're #CelebratingHerndon pic.twitter.com/r0SY0ZGRC7

— Angie Goff (@OhMyGOFF) July 10, 2014

#CelebratingHerndon talking to the Mayor! @nbcwashington pic.twitter.com/jI8KQLaoJn

— Jasmine (@jasmineturner07) July 10, 2014

Rise ‘n’ Shine America!

Hope you all had a wonderful and safe 4th! See you back on the air Tuesday on News4 Today if I can manage to get out of these incredibly stylish and comfortable #July4thJammies! (and yes my husband is a saint)

Lorena Bobbitt 20 Years Later

I caught up with Lorena Bobbitt 20 years after she was aquitted of doing the unthinkable to her husband while he slept.

Bob’s Neverland 1st Birthday Party

“To live will be an awfully big adventure.” ~ Peter Pan

As Baby Bob turned one we thought it’d be fun to encourage everyone to “never grow up” at least for a day. While this milestone is one to celebrate it’s a reminder of just how fast time really does fly by.  At Bob’s Neverland more than dreams were born. There was face paint, balloons, Tinkerbell and even a real baby alligator! A magical day indeed.

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IMG_1254Mom’s friend Vi Hannett designed this personalized map so guests would know where to find everything at the party! Look for etsy shop Viva Designs soon!IMG_1273Mini hotdogs and beef skewers from Saint Germain Catering!IMG_2335 Pizza bites!IMG_2334Uncles Joe & RichardIMG_2458

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NL tableYou know they say “When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies.”IMG_2368Adora  filled the mason jars aka fairy house with moss. We dropped a fairy in each and glued a butterfly on top. We made one for all the girls at the party. The best part was when she stopped and said “Mom I LOVE helping you!”

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IMG_2373Scary things at Hook’s Cove. Some trivia for you! What is Captain Hook’s Real name?

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The answer is Killian Jones– He was nicknamed Hook when a croc ate his hand!

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IMG_2343 It wasn’t long before things got REALIMG_1311.JPGYep that’s an albino Boa Constrictor!IMG_2539

IMG_1364 Reptiles Alive brought a Baby Alligator too!IMG_2531What is THAT!IMG_1226

IMG_1248Special thanks to Joey Darley for the awesome pix!

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IMG_0673All of this has happened before, and it will all happen again. ~Peter Pan

 

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