Tuesday, October 25, 2011

We’re a Culture, Not a Costume

Ten students in the group Students Teaching About Racism in Society (STARS) at the Ohio University have started an education campaign called: "We're a Culture, Not a Costume." It juxtaposes racial stereotypes with real people. One of the students, Sarah Williams, said this about the campaign:

"These posters act as a public service announcement for colored communities. It’s about respect, human dignity, and the acceptance of other cultures (these posters simply ask people to think before they choose their Halloween costume)."

Click here to see more posters.

1 comment:

  1. I agree. Love this entry. I had to correct a coworker yesterday when she said she would come come to work dressed as a native american, with headdress and all.