A few days ago, in response to my post about the 8-year-old bi-racial boy who had nearly been lynched by a group of teens, I received a comment from a man named Tim, who recently started a blog to enhance awareness and to encourage people to stand up against racism of all forms. I checked out his blog, and was very impressed with what I saw there. Tim was born in China and moved to Australia as a young child, where he has been the victim of racism on a frequent basis. Today I would like to share his blog with my readers, for I believe it has value for us all. Thank you all for taking a moment to check out this blog, and thank you, Tim, for allowing me to share your work!
Whether you are a friend from Facebook, a social activist or just someone passing by … greetings! 🙂
Firstly thank you for all your support on this particular issue – especially a big thanks to those who have been following and commenting on the posts. Your contribution means a lot – not only in bringing encouragements but also feedbacks that has helped me to think further about how to tackle the social problem.
Now I think it’s time to share a little bit about who I am and why I decided to start this campaign in the first place.
I’m a student born in China and moved to Sydney during primary school. Since a few years back, my family and I are proud to be called Australian citizens. Even till now however, I’ve been called out by strangers for my skin colour and appearance on a close to monthly basis…
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