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Sticker - 'True Blue Is Not A Skin Colour', Australians Against Racism & Discrimination, 2008 Document Reg. No: HT 23279

Summary:
Sticker with the slogan 'True Blue Is Not A Skin Colour' produced by Australians Against Racism and Discrimination in Sydney in 2008. The sticker was produced to counteract racism in Australian society, and was sold through the social networking sites of MySpace and Facebook in 2008 and 2009, and from 2009 at the website ozstickers.com. The slogan refers to the Australian slang term 'True Blue' which means totally Australian.
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White sticker on white backing paper. An image of the map of Australia with the Australian flag colouring it is on the left hand side. Next to this in dark blue "True Blue" Below this in smaller red "is not a skin colour". Beneath the slogan is alexg@hiptop.com.au
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 54 mm (Height), 203 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: national identity, racism, nationalism, stickers
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Anti-Racism
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Printed, front: "True Blue / is not a skin colour / alexg@hiptop.com.au"
Issued By: Australians Against Racism & Discrimination, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2008
Place & Date Used: Australia, 2008
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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