Wear red against racism this Friday (22 Oct 2021)
This Friday (22 October 2021) is Wear Red Day – a show of solidarity and force against racism and a celebration of Show Racism the Red Card (SRtRC), the UK’s largest anti-racism educational charity, established in 1996 thanks in part to a donation by then Newcastle United goalkeeper Shaka Hislop. In 1990s Newcastle, Shaka was confronted with a group of young people shouting racist abuse at him only for one member of the group to realise who they had been abusing and came over to ask for an autograph. Click here to hear this story told by Shaka himself on YouTube.
Spurred on by the reaction against ongoing racism and discrimination, the anti-racist movement is now finally breaking ground and gaining momentum. Join us this Wear Red Day to add your support to the cause, add your voice and be heard.
Change Hearts. Change Minds. Change Lives.
Experienced or experiencing racial or other hate incidents?
Your experience at university matters to us, and if it is being adversely affected by others we want to know. Everyone has the right to feel safe and welcome at the University. Bullying, harassment, prejudice, discrimination and sexual misconduct of any kind are completely unacceptable at any time. Please report any incident of socially unacceptable behaviour so that we can identify common issues and offer support through our Report + Support webpages.
You can report things that have happened to you or that you have witnessed anonymously or you can ask for an advisor to make contact with you. You are also encouraged to report hate incidents and crimes anonymously to the police through the TrueVision website.