After the killing of George Floyd, the Togo-born free singer artist Pepito finds Anumu clear words. He has already been übelst insulted and responded courageously.
Freising– 1995, he had to flee for political reasons from his native Togo for the past 18 years, he lives in Freising: Pepito A. Anumu. The artist who received the 2012 culture award of the district of Freising, followed the events around the killing of the Black George Floyd in Minneapolis with special attention.
Because racism has seen the 50-year-old Anumu, also in Freising. "Because the monkey is! Get outta here! Go back to Africa!“ It was in the Winter, as Pepito Anumu wanted to go shopping at the station kiosk, and a man in the waiting hall was so "made low".
Racist insults - Pepito the people-to-speech
this is not the first experience of this kind, the Pepito Anumu has, since then, he lives in Germany and Freising. "We have to live with it," says Anumu, because it is passing easy. Again and again. And again he was hit a lot. The killing of George Floyd was in his eyes, another occasion to talk about racism, to deal with the issue.
This Anumu has its own way to deal with such incidents as the Freising train station, deal with it: don't just go away, but talk. The begin with the children. A Pullinger student told him once, when he visited the class, as a response to the question of what one should not say, replied the Negro. But why be like that, didn't you know. Since you would have to explain more, is Anumu for sure. He takes his pain and injuries", home," he says. The man from the train station, for example, he investigated the direction of the city, asked him then to speech: What is it, Pepito, to him have done, that he was insulting him so, he wanted to know. Answer: Nothing.
His 15-year-old son has prepared Pepito already on racism
His son Noah (15) he has prepared already and the fact that racism will encounter: "It will hit you once", he said to him. His advice here: don't go away, talk.
But Anumu know in the same way that racism is Black. The Whites are bad and evil people, the Black enslaved – so sometimes the opinion. A long time ago that was so white Anumu. But that was over. "My wife has no one enslaved," he says in such cases, always on his Petra.
After the killing of George Floyd Pepito put a picture on Facebook
However, Such statements were the reason why he did not have many black friends. "We have already achieved a lot," says Pepito Anumu also. But you should not cease, need to talk to each other, explain and enlighten. This is simply a "vibrant debate".+ With artistic means Pepito leads I Anumu dealing with the issue of racism: "God" is the name of the picture that he after the killing of George Floyd on Facebook with the Text "Stop killing each other. Black lives matter“ has been published.©Beschorner
A skirmish, which the artist leads Anumu with his artistic means. "God" is the name of the picture that he after the killing of George Floyd on Facebook with the Text "Stop killing each other. Black lives matter“ has been published. In the middle of a colorful cross, the beautiful, the right cross, surrounded by Black and Dark.
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