Stories of 1000 Black Voices
You turn up at their door and the blood just drains from their face.
Colour more of a factor than qualifications or experience
We have to wait at the back of the queue.
I experienced [racism] through racial profiling.
I was even told …I need to be …a completely different person.
The Work Mask
They kept me at distance, kept me away…
Pretended to be my friends and then mock me, laugh at me. This creates a feeling of anxiety in you even from an early age.
I shouldn’t have been treated that way…
I didn’t do anything wrong.
I have to think about
I co-operated with them and the police officer thanked me for my demeanour. So basically my demeanour…is what saved my
Being a Black Man
I have experienced racism throughout my entire working life.
As a young Black Man in America,
you never know what encounter may grow fatal…
You always need to give a reason for everything you are,
everything that you