American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee is upset.... boo fucking hoo

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  1. chapped

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    After drawing the ire of anti-discrimination groups this past school year, Coachella Valley (Calif.) High School has retired its controversial "Arab" mascot, according to Brett Kelman of The Desert Sun.

    Back in November, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee sent a letter to the district asking the high school, whose mascot, logo, and nickname was "the Arabs," to "immediately address" its "orientalist stereotyping of Arabs."

    In the letter, the committee wrote that the mascot "depicts a man with a large nose, heavy beard, and wearing a Kaffaiy, or traditional Arab head covering." The mascot was also accompanied by a female belly dancer at halftime of sporting events, as seen below:

    After the issue gained national attention, Coachella Valley Superintendent Darryl S. Adams said the mascot "provokes negative feelings," which "must be addressed." He remained steadfast about the school keeping its nickname, however, saying that it was designed to "show both respect and honor for the Middle Eastern cultures and crops known to be strong throughout the Coachella Valley."








    http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/scho...ntroversial_arab_mascot_nickname_remains.html
     
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    I cannot wait until the oil runs out in that region and we no longer have to give a fuck about it.
     
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    Maybe they could compromise by changing their team name to the "Mohammed Little Girl Fuckers" It does have a ring to it.
     
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    Have some cheap ass non supporter reps
     
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    How bout changing the name to the Coachella Clit Clippers
     
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    With our luck, it'll turn out that ordinary sand powers the most efficient cold fusion reaction.
    :jj:
     
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    Head Censor Turgid Member VIP

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    And therein lies the real problem.
     
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    By then, they will have filled up every community right here in the USA.
     
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    Head Censor Turgid Member VIP

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    What? Don't you embrace cultural diversity?

    Jon Stewart, David Letterman and Stephen Colbert think you're evil.
     
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    The US is an oil exporting country now. We no longer import oil. A lot has changed in the last few years.
     
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    America will resemble the Middle East in no time. :down:
     
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    Well, where I'm at, I'm more worried about it resembling Cuidad Juarez, but I get your point.
     
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    I'm in Ca. so I get what your saying. :hehe:
     
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    One of The many benefits of diversity
    Importing the third world is the right thing to do to make up for our past sins. If we werent so evil we would be a third world nation and the reso of the world would be advanced
     
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    What! What! What?
    Sarcasm or are you just nuts?
     
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    Sarcasm, definitely sarcasm
     
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    Control of oil, domestic or otherwise, is still of national interest. A lot has remained the same in the last few years.
     
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    How would these countries behave if their income from oil was gone? Big oil isn't the problem regarding development of alternative energy, that thought is.

    :bigthink:
     
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    i'll take the latinos over the islamists any day.perhaps the team name should be changed to the coachella headchoppers.