Generally speaking, we like to think of ourselves as a society that has made tremendous progress in terms of accepting all human beings, no matter what their creed or race might be. Well, although we’ve come a long way, there’s still a very long road ahead.
It’s enough to look at the statistics regarding bullying to see that this is a serious problem that affects people of all ages, particularly children.
It seems like more and more kids are picking up dangerous behavior that they see either in the media, or in their own households. They think it is okay to pick on others for things they have no control upon, like their color of their skin, for instance.
On the bright side, there is also an increasing number of organizations that fight to reduce bullying in all its forms.
The mom and son the video below was targeted by racists simply because the color of the little boy’s skin. Help came from within their community.