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Knife crime – Short film

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Kageth Kathirgamalingam is a participant on MADE in HAYES - a two project where local young people collaborate to make online TV content. Kageth details his experience on making his first short with us:  I came with this idea in the second session of MADE in HAYES. I stated with a few simple ideas, and from those ideas I picked out the idea that would give a message to the audience, to impact their daily life and also I wanted it to be very simple and easy for audience to understand. When it comes to the shooting day it went…

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The Worst Stereotypes About People of Colour

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  Stereotypes have been injected in society since the existence of  ‘Stock types’ in film/TV. There are stereotypes for Asian people, for Black people, for people with blonde coloured hair. In fact there is probably a stereotype for pretty much every type of person you can think of. However, the problem with stereotypes is that they are often really offensive, overly exaggerated and mostly false assumptions about a ‘type’ of person. In this set of interviews,  a group of young people are asked ‘What are the worst stereotypes about People of Colour’. One person said the worst and very common…

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Londoners discuss: How racist are people of colour?

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Racism has been a topic of talk for centuries and today is no different.  In the integrated study by Paula S. Rothernburg she comments: Can people of colour be racist?” I reply, “The answer depends on your definition of racism.” If one defines racism as racial prejudice, the answer is yes. People of colour can and do have racial prejudices. However, if one defines racism as a system of advantage based on race, the answer is no. People of colour are not racist because they do not systematically benefit from racism.. Many people across social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook often argue that people of colour cannot…

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