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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

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.
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.
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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