Film script with racist elements leads to dispute between neighbours

Leestijd: 4 minuten Asian Raisins (AR) receives numerous reports of racism- and discrimination-related incidents throughout the year. Besides documenting these incidents, we also take action against them. This article is about a recent incident in which a film script ended up causing a conflict between two neighbours. It also shows the kind of support that Asian Raisins volunteers can provide.

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LIDL UPDATES RACIST PRAWN CRACKER PACKAGING

Leestijd: 5 minuten In May of 2022, the supermarket Lidl followed through on an agreement that they would change the packaging for their prawn crackers. These products displayed stigmatising illustrations ranging from cone hats to Fu Manchu moustaches and because of this, Asian Raisins contacted the company. In this article you can read how we were able to make this change

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Column: Roots

Leestijd: 5 minuten Imagine being such a native tree species; your roots sit in a tropical climate where you feel safe in the heat of the sun. And then, one day you’re being dug out and replanted in Europe with its much cooler climate. The chilly breeze makes your leaves rustle in an unknown way. You’re surrounded by Chestnut trees, Hazelnut trees and Birches instead of the lush greenery you had previously gotten to know.

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A Stain on a White Wall

Leestijd: 8 minuten Dennis Huang offers his perspective about the tumult in regards to conversations about racism as the only person of color within a white group of friends. Dive deeper into his thought process right here!

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Volunteers in the spotlight: Ilgin Emek

Leestijd: 4 minuten Every few weeks we like to put one of our amazing volunteers in the spotlight. By doing this we all get to know each other a bit better. Because you might have been wondering who all the people are that are working on the stories and illustrations you read and see here at Asian Raisins.

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Kelly’s Story

Leestijd: 5 minuten FOTO MET DANK AAN KELLY EN TESSELY. Oftentimes we imagine the Netherlands as a tolerant and welcoming place. Even if we have our own issues with racism and discrimination, violence is out of the question. Nonetheless, the reality of racial discrimination can be disheartening and deeply personal. We at Asian Raisins were shocked and saddened […]

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Opinion: Why I write about racism

Leestijd: 3 minuten Thu Bui is schrijfster voor Asian Raisins, geboren in Saigon, Vietnam en woont momenteel in Nederland. Lees hier haar column ‘Why I Write About Racism’…

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