racism... any advice?
At school ive just helped host a community cohesion week, it premotes celebrating differences and embracing the cultures of others and its all about being a good global citezen and this boy clearly isn't a good global citezen, I think he is being very cruel racist and prejudice you should report him and lets hope that his awful behavior ends soon . People like him need a lesson in community cohesion and nobody in this world hasn't come from somewhere else its a bout time he learned that.
just tell him off and walk away with your chin up and confidence in your heart or be like me and hit them with a textbook
The only advice I can give from my own experience is make sure you surround yourself with people you can really trust to support you. I was racially bullied at school and because I really suck at confrontation I just had to grin and bear it. (You say a lot of other people don't seemed bothered by it but maybe if you had a chance to speak to them they might feel differently? Could be a good way of getting some support?) Once I had left school I ended up drifting away from a lot of my old friends because I realised they didn't really support me at all. Which really sucks because my "friends" still talking to my bullies made me feel like I couldn't fight back or was just overreacting. But at the time I was so worried about being completely alone against them I just put up with it.
Talk to someone about what's happening and definately don't let anyone tell you that you're overreacting!
Hope it works out okay for you x
That Brilliant Hannah!!! So Community Cohesion is having a positive impact in our school (proud little moment )
You really need to love who you are and be happy with you - then everything else will fall into place, then the people that are unhappy about themselves will disappear into their own negativity. Chin up and keep smiling
Just remember too - we are all the same!!! Tell him to trace his own family tree!!! He will soon find that some kind of immigration will have happened in his own family. If it hadn't then he would not be here!
I live in a very multicultural place. I'm white born in Britain but my heritage is French and Romany. Racism comes in many forms, not just skin colour. There will always be people who want to use physical or cultural differences as a way to segregate and blame.
Living in England there are some people who walk round with St George's flag at football matches and cause trouble by getting into fights on the streets with non whites. Ironically the people they are kicking are young adults who see themselves as British because they were born here!
I do respect the St George flag....not the idiots who miss use it.
I was a bit naughty one day when I saw a group of them coming towards me and I chanted 'St George was Turkish!' then I ran....Lol
If I see someone being racist I explain to them that it is a "16th century construct to legitimise the removal of land and property".......if they are drunk and in a curry house I just ask them 'who made your food punk?!'
Racism is a way that weak minded people think they get power. Take that power away from them by being proud of your heritage
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