Campaigning schoolgirl reveals harrowing racist abuse ordeal as she helps to launch Black History Month
“STUPID monkey”, “shut it ape”, “black bitch” and “n****r”, are just some of the sickening insults that people have thrown at 12-year-old Scottish girl Lamaya.
This week, she helped launch Black History Month in Glasgow, and her horrible experiences
show that racism remains a toxic problem in Scotland.
The schoolgirl’s face was used on the cover of the event programme and her photo has been overlaid with racist slurs she has suffered.
They includes questions like, “Are you adopted?” and comments such as “go back to where you come from” as well as names like “black f***” and “ugly brownie”.... read more
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