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  •  Well, in one case, it was successful (3+ / 0-)
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    I think that I have had enough of you telling me how things will be. Today I choose a new way to go ... and it goes through you!

    by Norbrook on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 06:13:16 PM PDT

    •  Rock on! (2+ / 0-)
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      At first, the team's T-shirts used "Fightin' Whites" as the name of the team, but various media reports referred to the team as the "Whities" instead of "Whites".[8] In response to customer demand, the team eventually began selling shirts under both names. The team added the phrase "Fighting the use of Native American stereotypes" to its merchandise to discourage the shirts from being worn by white supremacists, and arranged for CafePress.com to handle manufacturing and sales of the clothing.[9]

      The team sold enough shirts that they were eventually able to endow a sizeable scholarship fund for Native American students at UNC. In 2003, the team donated $100,000 to the University of Northern Colorado's UNC Foundation, which included $79,000 designated for the "Fightin' Whites Minority Scholarship".[10]

      And thanks Norbrook!

      She nourishes us; that which we put into the ground she returns to us. Big Thunder

      by Winter Rabbit on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 06:17:30 PM PDT

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      •  The original slogan (by itself) was (1+ / 0-)
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        Winter Rabbit

        The T-shirts originally had only the team's 1950s-style caricature of a middle-aged white man with the slogan, Every thang's gonna be all white.

        I remember when it came out - it was hilarious.

        I think that I have had enough of you telling me how things will be. Today I choose a new way to go ... and it goes through you!

        by Norbrook on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 07:34:12 PM PDT

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