The NFL’s Washington Redskins announced the team will change its name, reports ABC News.

“On July 3rd we announced the commencement of a thorough review of the team’s name. … Today, we are announcing we will be retiring the Redskins name and logo upon completion of this review,” the team said in a statement.

The decision comes amid the Black Lives Matter movement — which has sparked a cultural awakening — and after decades of debate over its name and logo, which many say are offensive towards Native Americans, adds that ABC News report.

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