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undocumented immigrants. Fear and Learning at Hoover Elementary, scheduled for July 1, takes its cameras inside a school where 90 percent of the students are political or economic refugees and where virtually all the teachers, students, staff, and parents feel threatened by either massive immigration or rabid xenophobia. s a Spokane Indian studying at the University of Illinois, Charlene Teters felt threatened by the elaborate rituals performed by “Chief Illiniwek,” the school’s human totem. “American Indians are human beings not mascots,” reads the sign she carries to an Illini football game. In Whose Honor?, directed by Jay Rosenstein and scheduled for July 15, follows Teters in her lonely campaign against Illini, Seminoles, Redskins, Braves, Chiefs, and Indians. Twenty percent of Indian youth attempt suicide, and derogatory mascots contribute nothing to social harmony. In Blacks and Jews, scheduled for July 29 broadcast, Deborah Kaufman, Bari Scott and Alan Snitow examine the fissure between erstwhile allies in the fight for progressive causes in the United States. Focusing on the Crown Heights riots, antiSemitism in the Nation of Islam, and the boisterous reaction to Schindler’s List by Be a qu…fra. The Observer is currently seeking volunteers to help organize circulation projects and fundraising events. If you can donate a little time as a Friend of the Observer, please call Amanda Toering at 512/477-0746. blacks in an Oakland high school, the film exposes the limitations of ethnic identity. Along with nine other remarkable offerings, it demonstrates the majesty of P.O.V. 11] Steven G. Keliman is the Ashbel Smith Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Texas at San Antonio. ANDERSON & COMPANY COFFEE TEA SPICES TWO JEFFERSON SQUARE AUSTIN, TEXAS 78731 512,-453-1533 Send me your list. 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