From being called a criminal to being asked where they come from: four young people in Germany share their stories of everyday racism.
Germany has seen a marked reduction in the number of attacks on refugees and migrant shelters in 2018. Lawmakers have welcomed the lower numbers, but warn of an ongoing "intolerable state of everyday racism."
Many prominent members of the far-right Alternative for Germany are seemingly unafraid of espousing racist ideology and historical revisionism. Experts warn the organization is becoming increasingly radicalized.
Michel Abdollahi, Idil Baydar and Y'akoto have all experienced racism and xenophobia — despite calling Germany their home. The artists hope that the #MeTwo debate will change hearts and minds when it comes to identity.
After a dreadful meeting with an AfD lawmaker, the Buchenwald Memorial Foundation said it would no longer directly engage with the party. The lawmaker allegedly trivialized anti-Semitic statements made by AfD members.
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