The killing of George Floyd in America may seem far away but the racism faced by black communities here in the North East is just as real and has just as serious implications.
Maria Albert’s family was almost torn apart after a racist attack on her son nearly resulted in him ending up in prison rather than the perpetrators. Hear Maria’s story in her own words in this video from our partners Show Racism the Red Card proving once again why Black Lives matter’
Watch her video below on twitter below.
#BLACKVOICESMATTER: Maria Alberts tells the awful story of how her black son was not only attacked by five men on his way home from a night out, but almost faced going to prison had it not been for her quick thinking.#BlackLivesMatter | #ShowRacismtheRedCard pic.twitter.com/ijoIhrF1Jk
— Show Racism the Red Card (@SRTRC_England) June 15, 2020