Across the UK, people are pinning safety pins to their clothing as a statement against post-Brexit racism.
In the days following the UK’s monumental decision to leave the EU, reports of racially motivated crimes have increased by a shocking 57%. Now, Brits are fighting back with a simple yet powerful message of solidarity.
On Tuesday night, 30-year-old Twitter user Allison began a social media movement: #safetypin.
The hashtag caught on. Now, people across the UK are pinning an empty safety pin to their outfit and posting on social media.