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British kids beating up Jamal—a Syrian refugee kid w/a broken arm
•This is Huddersfield UK
•Jamal’s family literally escaped torture & certain death...for this?
•When media & politicians demonize marginalized communities—like refugees—this is one result
I just sent the below email to the school office at office.almondburycs@kirkleeseducation.uk

We need to stand up and speak up when bullies and extremists attack marginalized communities. This extremism and hate is a disease that we must root out. Email to school where a bully attacked a Syrian refugee teen
I've been Jamal when I was the only Muslim in my school

I was Jamal when I saw them walking up

When I felt them grab me & throw me down

When they suffocated me w/my face in the snow

When I got up & calmly walked away—hoping it was over, but w/a rage inside I couldnt dare show
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•Racist white woman calls Esteban Guzman “rapist, liar, & drug dealer” only b/c he is Latino.
•She calls him “little boy” & mocks Spanish w/gibberish sounds.
•These racist talking points parrot 45’s demonization of immigrants.
#WhereWasSheRadicalized?
This is another reminder to POC: Record these racist incidents and let’s keep exposing this bigotry.

Don’t let racists feel comfortable. Since they’re so open about their hate, let’s make them accountable for their hate.
#RecordRacism
White Allies: Here are 3 ways you can help POC combat racism:
•Listen. Learn from POC in your circle about what struggles they face
•Elevate POC. Dont speak for us—instead open doors for us to speak
•Money talks. Support orgs that combat racism & hate w/your wallet
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