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#ClickPIC4Article Coachella Valley #ARABS #MASCOT / #REDSKINS #STEREOTYPES , Front page of Newspaper & Coffee
THERMAL — The illustration is of a stoic, strong-jawed man with a neatly trimmed beard and a white headscarf, face half covered in shadow. Gone are the hooked nose, snaggletooth and villainous smile.
Is this the new face of the Coachella Valley High School mascot, the Arab?
Maybe someday soon, but not quite yet.
On Friday, when King Abdullah II of Jordan visits the Sunnylands Estate in Rancho Mirage to meet with President Barack Obama, an “Arab” mascot that some have deemed offensive will remain at Coachella Valley High, about 20 miles away from the leaders’ summit.
The Coachella Valley Unified School District vowed to change the school’s mascot in November after a civil rights group said it was a villainous stereotyping. However, today, the district has only just begun to consider alternatives, and the old mascot remains unchanged.
READ FULL STORY HERE >>>http://www.mydesert.com/article/20140207/NEWS04/302070006/Coachella-Valley-Unified-proposes-new-Arab-mascot
The following links are for a better understanding of Race-based Mascots & why using human beings as mascots is not a good idea for competitive sports.
C-SPAN Cities Tour - Palm Springs: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum ( 3mins.)
Change the Mascot clip from Democracy Now. Clip of President Barrack Obama, Bob Costas & Clyde Bellecourt speaking of mascots. It's not just the name, but the behavior created ! >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckr3y0PLiEc
The Impact of Racist Stereotypes #MASCOTS ( VIDEO begins at 13:00) http://1.usa.gov/1dPXO4o
High school mascot's end sparks mixed reaction among students, alumni at Vallejo High School https://twitter.com/tonyburchyns/status/403941696842366976 http://www.timesheraldonline.com/news/ci_24577753/mascots-end-sparks-mixed-reaction
POWER OF SOUND / THE SPOKEN WORD http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pAsoZx4Ztw&feature=youtu.be
- 35 days ago via site
BORN ON THIS DAY Benjamin Franklin January 17, 1706 Founding Father ♑ #ClickPic4Links #Iroquois U.S. Constitution
American Indian Influence on Benjamin Franklin in the Founding of the US http://nativeamericanhistory.about.com/od/nativeconceptsandperspectives/a/American-Indian-Influence-On-The-Founding-Of-The-Us.htm
ORIGINAL ORGINS of U.S. Constitution http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MK7OmIDmiB8&list=FLr70RPWzTzoPTDTbftVeE7g&index=2
MYTH of the word INDIAN
OVERSIGHT HEARING on Stolen Identities: The Impact of Racist Stereotypes on Indigenous People ( #REDSKINS is the #R-WORD #ChangeDCMascot )
These links are things that most people don't know about, I myself had no idea about the MYTH of the word INDIAN until I first saw this video last month & I've been doing COACHELLAVALLEYEVENTS since 2009... These videos are very informative & I hope that you SHARE this photo that contains the links to each of these videos... None of these videos are mine, but they take you directly to the links. My prayer is that if you are at least reading what I have typed here, you will take the second to RETWEET this TWEET into your timeline. ~ Thank You for Your Support ~ Site Administrator for COACHELLAVALLEYEVENTS
- 57 days ago via site