The Sullivan family emigrates from Ireland to New York City as father Johnny (Paddy Considine) chases his dream of being an actor. Living in a small Hell's Kitchen apartment, the family settles into American life despite their deplorable living conditions. Wife Sarah (Samantha Morton) works at an ice parlor while Johnny looks for work as an actor, both haunted by memories of their dead son, Frankie. Daughter Christie (Sarah Bolger) documents the family's American journey with a video camera.
"I remember it was funny and I was cool," the 22-year-old told the beat Radio 1 News.
"It made me sorry for my racist behavior when I was younger," she adds.', What I did was so Wrong ,'
"I went to schools that were white in the majority, and I was not really exposed to much to people from other backgrounds. "
groups Holly was part of would be racist comrades to class, and they would "try to fit in".
she adds that her family influenced the racist beliefs of their thinking.
But Holly accepted that, ultimately, they act the responsibility for your own.
"no Matter, I know what I did was so Wrong . "Black and white with the protests since the death of George Floyd
Joe (not his real name) have also considered that the influences around him affected his behavior in school.
As he grew older, Joe copies his brothers, if you would say the racist things.
Joe had friends who were brown skinned" - he thought it was "his right" to use racist as the N-word.
He heard the songs that used The Word , and he "could not see what was going on".
"I have not even lost a friend, after you see a racist remark, and I could still see it, then Back . "'intercultural understanding'
"It is with this cultural understanding, the lack. ""I have to admit that I got confused'
Holly's change in attitude, as she changed her social circles and entered a Church, where you spent more time with Black People .
For Joe, it is a little different.
His "turn" came five years ago when someone taught him about microaggressions - Subtle , but offensive actions that reinforce anti-minority stereotypes can.
the Two Holly and Joe credit Black matter " movement is Alive and well for deeper self-reflection now.
"Everyone was happy, I apologized and admitted what I did was Wrong ," she says.
Joe recognizes the protests have him want to "fix The Pain he caused".
"I have to admit, I messed up, so I know it is right to have said sorry to The People I hurt, when I was younger," he adds.', It is not enough just to hope, and say no to racism'
Holly and Joe say they support The Fight against racism.
today, He works for a group that promotes equality of opportunity in education. He says it is important to tell children when they hatch.
"I have the release-on the left, singing petitions and trying to help people, to educate themselves," Holly says.
This includes your family, this is hard ", because they only see what is portrayed in the media, you watch".
Owen agrees and to prevent says that racism at an early age, it is important, "the children out of their cultural Bubble " - that's what Holly changed.
And in regions where there is not a lot of diversity, he suggests to the children in the places where there are mixed provenance "to show you Get Along with The People and the fear-mongering, you might have heard, is not true."
"These things have been passed on for hundreds of years. We are not born with racism, but we have the ability to be racist.
"And it is easy to slip in to, unless you have these conversations at a young age. It is not enough only hope and say no to racism," he adds.
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