MENOMONEE FALLS – The ACLU of Wisconsin issued the following statement regarding the decision by the Menomonee Falls School Board to retire their racist mascot. 

“We are pleased with the decision by the Menomonee Falls School board to end the perpetuation of negative and damaging stereotypes about indigenous people through the use of a racist mascot,” said Chris Ott, ACLU of Wisconsin Executive Director. “Our schools should be fostering safe and inclusive learning environments for all students – not promoting racist stereotypes and imagery, and retiring their mascot is a step in the right direction. Menomonee Falls is sending a positive message to its students and community, and we hope that other Wisconsin school districts follow suit.”