Richmond youth celebrate beauty of diversity through photos, videos

October 3, 2021

Videos and photos taken by Richmond youth are highlighting the beauty of diversity and are being shared on social media.

The collection, called the Diversity Development Project, has taken Richmondite Teresa Hanul-Seo, a UBC psychology student, and 17 other young talents nearly a month to shine the spotlight on multiculturalism.

In light of recent anti-racism movements such as Black Lives Matter and Stop Asian Hate, this year has been a hard one to swallow for Hanul-Seo, a half-Korean, half-African woman.

“For myself, as an ethnic minority, as well as a woman, the social climate seemed cold, ruthless, discriminatory, and I felt as if (all the odds were) against me,” said Hanul-Seo.

She also feared that she and her family could also become potential targets of racism, despite being integrated into the community.

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