Last week we saw another high-profile incident of racism, this time involving ABC journalist Jeremy Fernandez, who allegedly received a tirade of defamatory and racist abuse from a Caucasian woman after commenting that her daughter was poking him from the seat behind. One particularly abhorrent aspect of the incident was that children were present – both his daughter and a daughter of the perpetrator. Appalling as the incident was, we shouldn’t be surprised – particularly when we look at some of the evidence about the prevalence and impact of racism on young people in Australia.
|Number of pages||1|
|Specialist publication||The Last Post|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
- bystander effect
- young people