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Badge - 'Racism Sux', circa 1990s-2100s Object Reg. No: HT 4680

Summary:
Plastic coated, metal badge, with the slogan 'Racism Sux', probably used circa 1990s to 2000s. The racism sux slogan became popular during the 1990s and 2000s, particularly among students and other young social activists. This badge shows the wear's suupport for more open immigration policies, and indigenous land rights.
Description:
Circular, plastic coated metal badge with white print on a red background. The words are printed in large format in the centre of the badge. There are more words around the outer edge of the badge. The metal pin is attached to the back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Jon Sumby, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 0.5 cm (Height), 3.2 cm (Width), 3.2 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: racism, racial identity, immigration, immigration policies, indigenous issues, indigenous activism, land rights, socialism
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Identity: Yours, Mine, Ours, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2011-2021
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Racism
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: 'Migrants are Welcome! Socialist Alternative/ RACISM SUX/ Land Rights Now!'
Place & Date Used: Australia, 1990s-2000s

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