Racism

Uncovered: Online Hate Speech in the Covid Era

We looked at 263 million online conversations around hate speech online, to see how it has changed since the start of the pandemic. We looked at social media sites, forums and blogs to see how racism and other topics have evolved between 2019 and mid 2021 – and we’ve put together some key facts from

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Retraumatization and Racism: 7 Ways to Deal With It

The first anniversary of the death of George Floyd is around the corner, and likely to be in the press. Being constantly exposed to traumatic events in the media can be difficult to deal with so Dr Chandrika Patel writes about ways to cope. Racial trauma can be caused by both direct and indirect experiences

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How to be the best ally for the #StopAsianHate movement

The #StopAsianHate movement is all about bringing an end to the rise of racist attacks and hate crimes against Asian people since the start of the pandemic. You can find out more about it from our quick guide to the movement here. It’s hard to know how to be the best ally to any movement

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How Is #StopAsianHate Connected to the Media We Consume?

The #StopAsianHate movement is spreading across the globe after a huge surge in physical attacks against Asian people connected to the coronavirus pandemic. Sadly, these racist attacks have been reported in many different countries, and in the USA especially, older, more vulnerable people are being targeted. When the victim is targeted because they belong to

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What is the Stop Asian Hate Movement? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

We believe in a world that is free from prejudice and where everyone has the right to be proud of who they are. Unfortunately, this is a pretty tough ask. We’ve joined forces with the team at ASOS to bring you a hub of resources all about the Stop Asian Movement, a movement that is

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Where Does Racism Come From? A Guide to Unconscious Bias

Are you wondering why people are racist? The general consensus is that a racist isn’t born, a racist person is made from the world around them. Whether racist attitudes are taught and passed down from older family members or subtly programmed by the world around them. This article explores the latter of the two and

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10 Asian Creators You Need to Follow Right Now

Since 2020, Asian-hate fuelled racism has increased by 300% and so it has never been more important to listen to, and amplify Asian voices, stories and experiences. We’ve pulled together a list of our most favourite Asian creators; each contributing to the global conversation surrounding Asian hate and sharing their own advice, stories or advocacy.

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How to Call Out East or South East Asian (ESEA) Hate In the Media, Friendship Groups and in the Wider World

Are you looking for ways to support friends, family or the community of East or South East Asian (ESEA) people? Here are 10 ways to safely call out any racist comments or hate crimes. 1. Recognising ESEA hate How we are treated as we move in different environments such as school or among friends and

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10 Things Asian People Are Tired Of Hearing

If you’re an Asian person, chances are you’ve probably heard these 10 things and many other stereotypes about your community before. As a life coach, author and queen of setting healthier boundaries, Michelle Elman regularly discusses Asian-based stereotypes on her feed, along with a wide range of different issues; such as relationships, body image and

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How to Rebuild Your Self-Esteem Against a Backdrop of Asian Hate

Self-esteem is an emotional appraisal of your own worth which can be related to your age, body, gender, ethnicity and mental health. It is about how you think and feel about yourself. The levels vary in different stages of life and can improve or diminish with experiences and life situations. Being self-confident on the other

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