Hazel Chu – #GoBackToChina

Hazel Chu first came to the attention of many when she was elected to Dublin City Council in Pembroke back in 2019. She received 3,000 first preference votes as well as a lot of media attention. Unfortunately, this media attention has led to an increase in the amount of racist abuse that Hazel receives both online and offline. She joins Rachel via Zoom to discuss what it was like to grow up in Ireland on the receiving end of racist abuse, her approach to dealing with it online and why she feels that Ireland has a long way to go in terms of tackling racism.

Follow Hazel on @hazechu.

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