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Sticker - 'Ignorance: We Can't Ignore It', Australians Against Racism & Discrimination, 2008 Document Reg. No: HT 23283

Summary:
Sticker with the slogan 'Ignorance: We Can't Ignore It' 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 is a call to actively work against ignorance and to educate people about different cultures rather than perpetuating myths and stereotypes.
Description:
White sticker on white backing paper. In the background at the centre of the sticker is an outline of an Australian map. Overlaid in green bold text is "Ignorance", below this in black is "we can't ignore it". Beneath this in red "myspace.com/ozstickers".
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 55 mm (Height), 204 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: national identity, racism, nationalism, stickers
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: Printed, front: "IGNORANCE: We can't ignore it / myspacxe.com/ozstickers"
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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