Move Underway To Scrap Lane Tech “Indian” Mascot. Could Blackhawks Be Next?

Move Underway To Scrap Lane Tech “Indian” Mascot. Could Blackhawks Be Next?

Chicago’s biggest public high school, Lane Tech, is setting the wheels in motion to change the school’s “Indians” mascot, after a push from alumni that called it “wrong and racist.” Reset hears from an alum — who once played the mascot role at Lane Tech — on why he thinks it’s time for a change. We also take a look at why other potentially offensive mascots in Illinois sports haven’t gone anywhere, and what it would take.