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