Anti- racism includes any action or belief taken forward in order to oppose racism. It may be in the mode of policies or movement that is adopted or developed against racism. In general, it promotes an even-handed society in which people are not discriminated against on the basis of race.
Movements such as the Civil Rights Movement and the Anti-Apartheid Movement were examples of anti-racist movements.
Nonviolent resistance is sometimes embraced as an element of anti-racist movements, although this was not always the case.
Hate crime laws, affirmative action, and bans on racist speech are also examples of government policy which is intended to suppress racism.
Every individual has the rights to be treated fairly, with respect and to be free from unwelcome racial discrimination And each person have right to the equal enjoyment of civil, political, economic, and cultural rights and entitled to self – determination and the protection of their language, culture, heritage and relationship to the environment.
In generality, they have the right not to be harassed, taunted or teased because of our color, our accent , the way we dress , the food we eat or anything else related to our race or ethnicity.
Born with dignity
“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights”. These first few famous words of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 60 years ago established the basic premise of international human rights law. Yet today, the fight against discrimination remains a daily struggle for millions around the globe. Starting on Human Rights Day 2009 and continuing throughout 2010, the UN human rights office has a focus on discrimination.
Determined, in an era when globalization and technology have contributed considerably to bringing people together, to materialize the notion of a human family based on equality, dignity and solidarity, and to make the twenty-first century a century of human rights, the eradication of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance and the realization of genuine equality of opportunity and treatment for all individuals and peoples,
With grave concern perceiving the efforts taken by the international community with the foremost purpose that intended to fight against racism and racial discrimination for last three decades have not been attained so far and also countless lives were victimized of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance in this present day
Every individual gathers together in a spirit of renewed political will and commitment to universal equality, justice, and dignity and each salutes the memory of all victims of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance all over the world.
While these principles, rules, and notions may seem to have a crystal clear flawless theory, they become remotely muddled when they were brought into action and also develop into far flew complicated thing to bear on this real-world situations.
In this progressed world, the human race is entitled to live a safety and secured life. That is a human right and also everyone has the right to except that as well. But do we really think that undergoing deep racism and racist system leading the world in the detaining makes us live the innocuous and securer life any longer?
It’s the time for every person interested in justice and safety to bind together and strip down this racist system. The matters of ‘use of restorative justice’, ‘fair educational, medical and employment systems’ should be seriously explored
In view of this, the professor Alexander says “Nothing short of a major social movement can dismantle this new racist system”
Martin Luther King Jr. said we as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values. It is also asserted that individuals should be judged on the basis of the ” content of their character,” not skin color, as in his well known formulation.