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Photos: 'Culture, not a costume' posters

Published 10:06 AM ET, Fri October 26, 2012
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The Ohio University student group Students Teaching About Racism in Society revived its 2011 "We're a culture, not a costume" campaign this year with a fresh tagline to drive home their point: "You wear the costume for one night. I wear the stigma for life." STARS and Student Senate/Ohio University
This year's campaign includes a new image of an "Appalachian stereotype" in response to criticism last year that Caucasian stereotypes were overlooked. STARS and Student Senate/Ohio University
Ohio University students Taylor See and Leah Woodruff created the images for the campaign, which aims to foster dialogue about the effects of appropriating racial stereotypes as Halloween costumes. STARS and Student Senate/Ohio University
Another poster features an African stereotype. STARS and Student Senate/Ohio University
A Muslim stereotype is also featured. STARS and Student Senate/Ohio University
Ohio University students Taylor See and Leah Woodruff created the images for the campaign, which aims to foster dialogue about the effects of appropriating racial stereotypes as Halloween costumes. STARS and Student Senate/Ohio University