Ever experienced the effects of Racism?
Local people share their reality and help us understand the effects racism can have.
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“I can see them thinking. That Black man. That big Black Man. That dangerous person.”
“Racism… it made me feel like I was wrong.”
Shona and Nicole
“I told my teacher I was British… she said ‘no you are not. Where are you really from?'”
“Here there is more absolute tolerance.”
“You’re not white… you’re not quite right.”
“You don’t come from Quorn, not being that colour.”
“… Happens far too often for me to pick one incident out.”
“I haven’t experienced it outside of my own country so I think that’s a good thing.”
Esther and Shaun
“Lighter skin… big bums… plumping lips.”
“I was with my girlfriend and some of my friends judged me because of the colour of her skin.”
“…Name calling… I just allow it… I don’t like confrontation.”
“Most days you get some form of racism.”
“Why is it we have to deal with more grief and abuse than everyone else?”
“I usually just let things go.”
“It made me feel uncomfortable in my body.”