High propagandize to dump ‘Arabs’ mascot that some found offensive

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A Riverside County propagandize district is formulation to dump a propagandize mascot “the Arab” after complaints that it was offensive.

Last year, a American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee urged the district to discharge a mascot — a male with a vast nose and complicated brave wearing a kaffiyeh, a normal Arab conduct covering — observant a propagandize is perpetuating demeaning stereotypes.

The mascot came to a anti-discrimination group’s courtesy after a village member lifted concerns, and it motionless to take movement after researching a region’s story and polling village members.

Other area organisation names embody a Alhambra High School “Moors,” a Hollywood High “Sheiks,” and a Indio High School “Rajahs.” 

The Coachella Valley Unified School District announced final week it would “retire” a Arab mascot, that was used during Coachella Valley High School.

The Desert Sun reported that a district and civil rights organisation designed a press discussion to plead changes in a mascot and logo.

The mascot was adopted to commend a significance of a date attention in a area, and “fit in ideally with a adjacent towns of Mecca, Oasis, Arabia and Thermal,” according to a outline from a school’s alumni association.

The Arab was creatively drawn roving a equine with a pierce and a turban, and has developed via a years, according to a association.

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