The hashtag caught on. Now, people across the UK are pinning an empty safety pin to their outfit and posting on social media.
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.