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True Story: Is Racism A Problem In Singapore, According To These Various Ethnicities?

Singapore's multi-cultural community is not without its societal problems, racism being one of them - these 6 individuals of various ethnicities know it all too well.

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When asked if they thought racism is a problem in Singapore, one participant commented that it was "unavoidable", while another said that it was "not a problem, because we hide it quite well" - but doesn't the fact that there's something to hide hint at an underlying problem?

Each individual was given a piece of paper and asked to write down first-hand remarks that discriminated their race. They were then paired up and the partners had to exchange their papers and read the remarks to each other.

Watch the video below to find out how it went down.


By Pinky Chng, January 2017

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