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T-Shirt - 'Racism Is UnAustralian', Yellow, 2009 Object Reg. No: HT 23260

Summary:
Australians Against Racism and Discrimination t-shirt produced in Sydney in 2009, to counteract racism in Australian society. It was sold through the social networking sites of MySpace and Facebook in 2009 and at the website ozstickers.com. These t-shirts were an attempt to counteract the prevalence of racist slogans used by young people, especially after the Cronulla Riots of December 2005, and reclaim the word "UnAustralian" from people who have used it to perpetuate racism.
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Size 14 yellow t-shirt.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 720 mm (Height), 764 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: national identity, racism, nationalism, t-shirts
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Anti-Racism
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: On the front, printed in black is: "Racism is UnAustralian" within the southern cross. "oztraya.com" is printed vertically on left hand side of image.
Issued By: Australians Against Racism & Discrimination, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2009
Place & Date Used: Australia, 2009
References: http://ozstraya.com/aard/Home.html
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=33035913111&;ref=ts&nctrct=1239600787945
http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/web/facebook-under-fire-for-racist-rants/2008/12/12/1228585086888.html?page=fullpage#contentSwap1
http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/web/ugly-side-of-facebook-call-for-action/2008/12/15/1229189500951.html?page=fullpage
http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/web/facebook-turns-a-blind-eye-to-racist-rants/2009/05/07/1241289297544.html?page=fullpage#contentSwap1

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