‘The First Time Anyone Called Me A “Paki” Was In Cambridge’

So I can’t talk about my race because it makes you feel uncomfortable?’ reads one of the signs a Cambridge student is pictured holding. It’s bold stuff – and part of a campaign that’s designed to show that the reality of being a student at – what’s long been thought of – one the universities of choice for the white, upper-class establishment.

 

The campaign was started by Yasmin Lawal, a 20 year-old third year Law student at Emmanuel College, Cambridge,who was so struck by the lack of diversity on campus that she launched the ‘I, Too, Am Cambridge’ campaign, which draws to a close today.

via ‘The First Time Anyone Called Me A “Paki” Was In Cambridge’ – The Truth About Racism At Our Top Universities | Long(ish) Reads | The Debrief.

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