Jamelia handled her seatmate like a boss!
British celeb Jamelia has had an incredible career. She signed her first record deal at just 15 and has since scored eight top 10 singles in the UK. She’s appeared in several critically-acclaimed film and TV projects, and now, Jamelia’s winning acclaim for how she handled the racist woman she encountered on a recent train ride. Let her tell you herself, in a series of epic tweets:
Racism sucks, but we love how Jamelia (& her daughter) handled this ignorant woman. And we’re so happy that social media exists, enabling stories to be shared at a rapid pace, resulting in education, understanding, and awareness.
Jamelia’s story also helps each of us remember how powerful our voices are! No matter what you’re going through, never suffer in silence. Share your story with a parent, teacher, or open up on social media. And remember, you’re so beautiful now!