I have lived in this area for 13 years, not very far from where Stephen was murdered. I am white and am regularly appalled by what my neighbours think is perfectly acceptable to say.
A great number of the people who live here are disgustingly, sickeningly racist. It is part of the culture. I have heard things said that I could hardly bear to repeat and often from people who preface what they say with "I am not racist but ..."
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