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    have you have faced discrimination because of your race? if so what happened?
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    The thing is, depending where you go in London "coloured" people will be the majority.

    But anyway, no. I have lived here for 5 years and never faced discrimination.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    have you have faced discrimination because of your race? if so what happened?
    I surprisingly never have, I've just had people either be really interested in where I'm from or not bothered at all...
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    Not living in London, but as a white man, I've been told I shouldn't be allowed to do certain things like teach children because 'White men are all potential predators'.

    I've heard a lot of stories about when a white man starts working in a school, helicopter mums start expressing worry and asking if their children can move classes to be with a female teacher and ****.

    Ah well, thanks a lot Feminism
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    Yeah loads of times. I walked down a street around 4 years ago and got racially discriminated by two 12 year old girls around the same age as myself. But I daily get unwelcoming looks by white middle-aged commuters on my way to sixth form, so whateves. It used to affect me, but I couldn't care less tbh at the moment
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    Not explicitly or "to my face", no.
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    Itrs prbs the least likely of places to be discrminated in. Its so multi-cultural it seems the majority of people are from elsewhere. I have only lived in central lonfon for a few months though, but never faced any discrimination because of my colour. Only feared looks in the tube because I'm a Muslim not because of colour.
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    Yes, three times so far in my life. The first time was when I was 12/13 and when I first noticed/faced discrimination first hand.
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    (Original post by SophiaLDN)
    Yes, three times so far in my life. The first time was when I was 12/13 and when I first noticed/faced discrimination first hand.
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    Yeah I have, sucks but not dealt with anything recently thank god
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    (Original post by help!!!!!!!!!!)
    how can you afford to live in central London? damn you must be rich
    Its bloody expensive! My accommodation costs mean I have to live cheaply. Im not rich, but neither am I poor. Its lovely though living a walking distance from everything that I once only saw on postcards. I live 5 minutes away from London Eye on one side, 10 minutes to St Pauls on the other. Fricken awesome. Im at university at Kings College London so £9000 on fees and £8000 on accommodation is emptying my pockets. I'm also a Muslim so no loans, no interest. Ha, I've got to say I'm very good to my Dad these days
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    I'm white, but i've been called a "white *****" by the Romanian population which was rather unusual.
    I got called a racist the other day though. I was on the bus discussing guitars with a friend, and when she said she admired the "black sheen on the pick guard," a black woman turned round and went insane. I'd have laughed if I wasn't so bewildered.
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    In the UK discrimination isn't generally towards black people
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    (Original post by russiantea)
    In the UK discrimination isn't generally towards black people
    If you really are Russian then being discriminate comes by default
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    I got called a paki. I'm Bengali. :nothing:
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    Not that I remember in London but have experienced it elsewhere, mainly very ignorant comments classed to some as "banter". Very grateful, in my experience, that I very rarely face it in London.
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    Not that I can remember of tbh. But my dad has been discriminated against before
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    (Original post by KrazyHusna)
    Its bloody expensive! My accommodation costs mean I have to live cheaply. Im not rich, but neither am I poor. Its lovely though living a walking distance from everything that I once only saw on postcards. I live 5 minutes away from London Eye on one side, 10 minutes to St Pauls on the other. Fricken awesome. Im at university at Kings College London so £9000 on fees and £8000 on accommodation is emptying my pockets. I'm also a Muslim so no loans, no interest. Ha, I've got to say I'm very good to my Dad these days
    Sounds cool!!
    Is this Guy's campus?
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    Had some white man tell me to eff off back to "Arabia", when I am of Greek and Italian descent.
 
 
 
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