‘You Clap For Me Now’, An Anti-Racism Poem In A Time Of Crisis

A video featuring UK residents and people of foreign heritage reciting an anti-racist poem has highlighted the crucial role immigrant workers are playing in the Covid-19 outbreak.

‘You Clap for Me Now’, penned by Darren James Smith and produced by Sachini Imbuldeniya, features Britons with black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds who are key workers during the global pandemic – including doctors, nurses, teachers, shopkeepers and delivery drivers, many of whom have previously experienced discrimination.

The video, which was produced by Sachini Imbuldeniya begins with the message: ‘What the UK is most afraid of has come from overseas, taking our jobs and making it unsafe to walk the streets’

Here’s the video:

Source: The Guardian

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