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T4CW 4.13.09: AIM-West Member on Indian Mascots and Carpenteria Racism
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.