BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
I am an art teacher in secondary school. I will break white silence by incorporating black artists into my curriculum and promoting learning and discussion of the racism they face or have faced and, where appropriate, how they address this in their work. I will give my pupils the opportunity to think about the privileges they may enjoy or be denied, and express positive messages of equality through art.
BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
The black community have shouldered this burden alone for too long. It is time for us to pick up the fight. Too late but we promise it won't be too little. I have already spoken to hundreds of people in my big organisation about the change we need to see. I will speak to a thousand more. But more importantly we will help you dismantle white supremacy in every facet that it exists.
BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
I'm a secondary school teacher and the kids in our school (past and present) have already put together an open letter/petition to get more and better diversity education and to stamp out racism in school. I will find as many ways as I can to help push this.
BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
I am happy to stand up for what's right. A man on the train one day accused a man of acting suspiciously. The man was doing nothing wrong. I had a discussion with the accusing man and pointed out I felt he was being racist, the man had done nothing & wasn't acting suspiciously. We had a lengthy exchange and people on the train started clapping...
BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
I am a teacher in a UK secondary school I have started a group with all staff to think of ways we can help and stop racism. We are supporting the campaign run by the black curriculum.
We will be implementing change and challenging where we can. I have asked for a speaker at the next school INSET (September) to support the cause.
We can make a difference through education
BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
I am 34 year old white woman with three children, one of whom is part black American.
I am ashamed to say I have never educated her on her heritage or helped her get to know her culture, I will ensure I educate myself so I can educate all of my children.
I will support the fight for justice and actively encourage them to be a part of it...
BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
I will not be silent any longer in fear of upsetting friends colleagues etc.
I will speak out at every opportunity.
Even if the only thing I can do is share on social media I will advance into my old age fighting for BLM
BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
I support you. I am examining myself for nuances of racism and bias. I am watching videos, reading articles on the history of racism and slavery and sharing them with many others. Although I have a migrant history and childhood experiences of prejudice I recognise that my white skin meant I could hide. I'm proud of what the Bristol protest achieved in one historic moment that years of debate couldn't. I'm old now but will if possible attend local protests.
BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
I will ask why when family members like posts that are racist. I will break my silence and challenge their opinions when they post messages or share messages from others that spread hate and fear. I will educate myself and my children and speak out and challenge where I can. All lives matter.
BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
I will kneel in solidarity tomorrow in Chichester but I already speak out & will continue to do so.
BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
Black lives matter. Nobody should be discriminated against because of the colour of their skin or their ancestry. But it happens every day. I'm sure I make mistakes all the time when interacting with/talking about people of colour. I apologise and I will try harder.
BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
Major political and social change takes a long time unfortunately, but with small steps and a determination from many sections of society, it will happen. I stand against discrimination of any kind and with hope a better society will come.
BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
As a white man in the UK I definitely can do more to help end this culture of racism.
BROKEN SILENCE
BROKEN SILENCE
We are all human, we all love, we all hurt, we are the same. Race, creed, religion will never change that.

The mistreatment of people based on something so ridiculous as race is ludicrous. How can this still be happening?

I’m breaking the white silence and am determined to see a positive change for all worldwide.

BLACK NOISE

BLACK LIVES MATTER

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ITV Launches On Screen Black Voices Initiative

ITV have launched a series of short films offering black people a platform to share stories of racism and their vision of changes they believe should happen. The aim is to promote understanding and discussion around a cause of profound importance, in order to contribute towards inspiring long term change.


ITV will feature a range of people discussing their experiences of racism, including MPs Helen Grant and David Lammy, founder of Operation Black Vote Lord Simon Woolley, journalist Charlene White, Emmerdale actor Jay Kontzle and other colleagues from across ITV.


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Stand against discrimination
Stand against discrimination
We must all stand against discrimination now.

It has gone on for too long with no real appropriate action. People need to open their minds to the fact that every living soul on this Earth has a right to live unhampered by ignorance and hatred.

The events leading up to this revolutionary stand against the sheer, blatant mistreatment of coloured races are absolutely disgusting and it is time to make a stand against all such injustice.
Racism daily
Racism daily
u suffer racism on a daily basis
We bleed the same blood
We bleed the same blood
I'm White, yet I believe black people should be treated the same, if you cut a black person and a white person , we bleed the same blood. It's both red, and we both bleed.

WE ARE EQUAL
BLACK LIVES MATTER
BLACK LIVES MATTER
Hi to All,

BLACK LIVES MATTER, BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL, BLACK POWER and KEEP THE FAITH.

I have loved the African American, Native American and all KNEE on the THROAT Races in the world, but mainly USA for obvious reasons. African American music affected my life at age 14 up to 64 and as now. I have followed the hurt, inhumanity, degradation as though it was me.

I’m a white privileged (4 brothers, no father, state school, free meals & council house, 2 brothers and myself were brought up in orphana
White teacher with Black colleagues...
White teacher with Black colleagues...
I'm a white teacher with Black colleagues and students in a very white environment. I want them to know I will raise my voice for them and with them, learning and teaching my students the past and present of Black people in our world.

I am integrating more Black voices into my classroom so the words I teach are not just my own.
Uncomfortable
Uncomfortable
White people get very uncomfortable when you refer to them as such, yet they have the strength to refer to other races without wincing. It makes me sick to the stomach how these people can go through their lives without even an acknowledgement of black pain.

They will raise hell over plastic waste, animal cruelty ie fur, yet turn a blind eye to human suffering and have the audacity to imagine black peoples pain is imagined...
Worse than you think...
Worse than you think...
It is worse than you think.

Have sent an email. The MP's the Trade Unions Anti bullying Solicitors Barrister's even EHRC department, Disability Law Service, have written to ALL these organisations & as soon as you use the word 'race discrimination...'

NOBODY is willing to help. When you mention it is a large multinational company & you have all the evidence, people think you are mad.
All human beings
All human beings
We are all human beings.

We all matter.

How dare anyone say otherwise.
Maintain the pressure
Maintain the pressure
Keep up the fight and maintain the pressure on the government.

British colonial history on the national curriculum. Keep the pressure on to no longer airbrush 1000 years of Black history in Britain and the lost 400 years of slavery. Keep the pressure on explaining to the indigenous White people of Britain on how slavery built the wealth of this country and provided the fuel to accelerate the 'Industrial Revolution'.

Lets keep the pressure to enact change now and in the future.

#blm
Infant School Teacher
Infant School Teacher
I work in a infant school as a Teacher Assistant for last 20 years. My female white head teacher and group of her female white Teacher harassed all this time, insulted me at work and made me cry at work on numerous occasion. They bullied me so many times at work. They have given very low level work although my skill and ability better than others.

They always treated me bad because of the colour of my skin. I feel so humiliated and go through depression very frequently. I don’t where to turn to
Saddened + Angered
Saddened + Angered
I am Caucasian, have been saddened + angered by what I have seen this year.

I AM SORRY we stayed silent, we didn't know but we do now. You have my word I will speak up to everyone in my life. Black people humble me by their continued humility, forgiveness and dignity but you should not have to be this way, It is up to white people to address the issues WE ARE RESPONSIBLE for. Please believe that white people owe you and we know it!!
Traumatized at the racism
Traumatized at the racism
I'm actually traumatized at the racism that has happened in the past few weeks in America and across England.

Police brutality should come to an end.

My condolences to the family of the loved ones that lost their sons/daughters due to racism. It is shocking. The reason why I'm saying this is because I want to speak on behalf of George Floyd's family and all the other families in America mostly. We must show no peace.

We must show no mercy. I'm not fully 'black' myself however I am from an Afr


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