Wordless Wednesday: From the Arab to …. Mighty Arabs?

Notable Arabs for the infobox. From left to ri...
Notable Arabs: From left to right: Philippus Arabus, John of Damascus, al-Kindi, al-Khansa, King Faisal I, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Asmahan, and May Ziade. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In their efforts to combat racism, a high school in California has gone from their mascot, “the Arabs” to “the Mighty Arabs.”

With belly dancers as cheerleaders, and a costume with stereotypical features, this raises even more questions about the role of mascots in popular society.
Innocent? Or Unacceptable?
Watch the video and see.

 

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