Amit is Indian and kept his relationship with Michelle, who’s Ghanaian, secret for years - because he feared his family’s reaction. He says that racist attitudes about black people in his community can be influenced by colourism and the caste system.
South Asian Anti-Black Racism: 'We don't marry black people'
Produced and filmed by Nalini Sivathasan (twitter.com/siva_thasan).
Jul 20, 2020
Rapper Raj Forever’s music draws on his Jamaican and Sri Lankan heritage. But growing up he was made to feel like an outsider in the Asian community and has heard offensive slurs used to describe black people.
Report by Asian Network
Produced and filmed by Nalini Sivathasan (twitter.com/siva_thasan)
Additional filming by Suhail Patel.
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