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Cleveland School Board violates policy against racism

Archived statement from Cleveland American Indian Movement addressing Cleveland School Board violating its own policy against racism just three years after the policy was implemented. This PDF was scanned from the original document, which bears no date but is assumed to have been written in October 1995.

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4 APRIL 2013 - Opening Day Demonstration 2013

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.

CLEVELAND, OHIO - Join the American Indian Movement, the American Indian community, and supporters in our on-going struggle in Cleveland for dignity as people, not mascots.

Organizers declare that the Cleveland “Indians” team name and logo are clearly racist, bigoted and shameful. We insist that, pursuant to the findings of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Cleveland baseball abolish their use.

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OPENING DAY PROTEST 2013 at Cleveland Baseball

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Our annual event protesting Cleveland Baseball's use of "Chief Wahoo" logo and "Indians" team name. Since 1973, we have repeatedly objected to the degrading, racist depictions of Native people by Cleveland Baseball by demonstrating at every Opening Day. We continue to insist that Cleveland Baseball abolish it use of the clearly bigoted, racist, and shameful “Indians” team name and the despicable “Chief Wahoo" logo.

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