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Anyone with plans to dress up as a gangster or belly dancer this Halloween may want to reconsider.

A group at Ohio University is leading a campaign to bring attention to what it calls "racially insensitive" costumes that perpetuate ethnic and racial stereotypes.

"We're a culture, not a costume," the group, Students Teaching About Racism in Society, or STARS, says in its annual Halloween poster campaign, now in its second year.


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