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T4CW 4.13.09: AIM-West Member on Indian Mascots and Carpenteria Racism
by Maestr@
Monday May 11th, 2009 6:10 PM
Teachers for Class war spoke with Mark from the American Indian Movement (AIM West) about the struggle in Carpenteria over a racist mascot at the local hospital.
When a student spoke out about the use of an Indian mascot, the school board changed the mascot. The backlash was fast and it was fierce 59:57.
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/02/04/18568094.php
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/03/16/18577910.php