Think you need help now?

The HeadStart support and guidance site is not designed to support young people in a crisis situation. Please click here for help on what to do in a crisis or emergency.

Racism Resources for Young People

Racism is discrimination against someone based on their race or where they come from. Here are all the resources we have compiled for racism. For some other resources that might be relevant, please have a look at one of the related keywords below:

Bullying Cultural Differences New Arrivals Travellers

Here are the resources we found for racism for young people:

Video

Black History Month 2018: Vital speaks to HeadStart mini Ambassadors

(Featured resource)For Black History Month 2018, young people from HeadStart Wolverhampton spoke to local grime artist and performer Vital about his experiences growing up as a black young person in the city. Vital speaks with great eloquence about his appreciation for his heritage and experiences of racism.

Racism

Childline showcases this video with Taha and Sam who talk openly and honestly about racism, what they think causes it, and how it can be prevented. This video talks about how racism doesn’t just have to be bullying, it can also be discrimination. The video touches on how positive role models are needed for young people of colour in order to promote positive attitudes to reduce racism.

Racial Stereotypes

Teeyana joins Childline to talk about racial stereotypes and how to be a positive influence within the Black and Ethnic Minority community. Racial stereotypes can be harmful to a person’s self image, so it is important to recognise them and deal with them before they become harmful.

Am I Racist?

YouTuber Scola has joined Childline to talk about what racism is and ways to be more inclusive. Watching this video might help you address the questions; what is racism and am I racist?

Racism

If someone discriminates against you because of your race, the colour of your skin or where you’re from, that’s racism. Racism is a crime. This webpage from BBC Advice covers what racism is, whether it’s common, what racism could look like and what you can do about racism.

Discrimination and Equal Opportunities

Treating someone unfairly because of who they are or what they believe in is called discrimination. Equal opporunities are about making sure this doesn’t happen, and that everyone is treated fairly. On this webpage, you can find about what you need to know about discrimination, discrimination in sport, and what you should do if you’re being discriminated against.

Racial Bullying

Being bullied because of your race is wrong and illegal. It can be difficult to cope with but you can get help. Childline has produced this webpage to provide information on what to do if you’re being bullied because of your race. Childline reminds you to be proud of who you are, they remind you that they’re here for you and what to do if you feel like no one is listening or people think it’s just a joke.

Racism

It seems hard to believe that these days there is still racism. Unfortunately, it’s a sad fact that there are still a small group of people who are prejudice. They judge people on the colour of their skin, rather than what sort of person they are.

Download

Discrimination and Hate Crime

Discrimination is what happens when you are treated unfairly or unequally based on certain characteristics such as your religion or belief, sex, race, caste, marital status or a limited number of other ‘protected characteristics’. This downloadable booklet covers discrimination at work, discrimination when accessing goods and services, what is hate crime and further support and advice.

Black History Month 2018: Vital speaks to HeadStart mini Ambassadors

(Featured resource)For Black History Month 2018, young people from HeadStart Wolverhampton spoke to local grime artist and performer Vital about his experiences growing up as a black young person in the city. Vital speaks with great eloquence about his appreciation for his heritage and experiences of racism.

Racism

Childline showcases this video with Taha and Sam who talk openly and honestly about racism, what they think causes it, and how it can be prevented. This video talks about how racism doesn’t just have to be bullying, it can also be discrimination. The video touches on how positive role models are needed for young people of colour in order to promote positive attitudes to reduce racism.

Racial Stereotypes

Teeyana joins Childline to talk about racial stereotypes and how to be a positive influence within the Black and Ethnic Minority community. Racial stereotypes can be harmful to a person’s self image, so it is important to recognise them and deal with them before they become harmful.

Racism

If someone discriminates against you because of your race, the colour of your skin or where you’re from, that’s racism. Racism is a crime. This webpage from BBC Advice covers what racism is, whether it’s common, what racism could look like and what you can do about racism.

Discrimination and Equal Opportunities

Treating someone unfairly because of who they are or what they believe in is called discrimination. Equal opporunities are about making sure this doesn’t happen, and that everyone is treated fairly. On this webpage, you can find about what you need to know about discrimination, discrimination in sport, and what you should do if you’re being discriminated against.

Racial Bullying

Being bullied because of your race is wrong and illegal. It can be difficult to cope with but you can get help. Childline has produced this webpage to provide information on what to do if you’re being bullied because of your race. Childline reminds you to be proud of who you are, they remind you that they’re here for you and what to do if you feel like no one is listening or people think it’s just a joke.

Download

Discrimination and Hate Crime

Discrimination is what happens when you are treated unfairly or unequally based on certain characteristics such as your religion or belief, sex, race, caste, marital status or a limited number of other ‘protected characteristics’. This downloadable booklet covers discrimination at work, discrimination when accessing goods and services, what is hate crime and further support and advice.

Black History Month 2018: Vital speaks to HeadStart mini Ambassadors

(Featured resource)For Black History Month 2018, young people from HeadStart Wolverhampton spoke to local grime artist and performer Vital about his experiences growing up as a black young person in the city. Vital speaks with great eloquence about his appreciation for his heritage and experiences of racism.

Racism

Childline showcases this video with Taha and Sam who talk openly and honestly about racism, what they think causes it, and how it can be prevented. This video talks about how racism doesn’t just have to be bullying, it can also be discrimination. The video touches on how positive role models are needed for young people of colour in order to promote positive attitudes to reduce racism.

Racial Stereotypes

Teeyana joins Childline to talk about racial stereotypes and how to be a positive influence within the Black and Ethnic Minority community. Racial stereotypes can be harmful to a person’s self image, so it is important to recognise them and deal with them before they become harmful.

Racism

If someone discriminates against you because of your race, the colour of your skin or where you’re from, that’s racism. Racism is a crime. This webpage from BBC Advice covers what racism is, whether it’s common, what racism could look like and what you can do about racism.

Discrimination and Equal Opportunities

Treating someone unfairly because of who they are or what they believe in is called discrimination. Equal opporunities are about making sure this doesn’t happen, and that everyone is treated fairly. On this webpage, you can find about what you need to know about discrimination, discrimination in sport, and what you should do if you’re being discriminated against.

Racial Bullying

Being bullied because of your race is wrong and illegal. It can be difficult to cope with but you can get help. Childline has produced this webpage to provide information on what to do if you’re being bullied because of your race. Childline reminds you to be proud of who you are, they remind you that they’re here for you and what to do if you feel like no one is listening or people think it’s just a joke.

Download

Discrimination and Hate Crime

Discrimination is what happens when you are treated unfairly or unequally based on certain characteristics such as your religion or belief, sex, race, caste, marital status or a limited number of other ‘protected characteristics’. This downloadable booklet covers discrimination at work, discrimination when accessing goods and services, what is hate crime and further support and advice.