Videos tagged with racism

From Kenya to Britain

From Kenya to Britain

Mr Singh talks about his memories in the UK having migrated from Kenya as a child - he talks about his experiences settling into a new culture, life at a British school and how he feels in modern day Britain.

Life in london from the late 50's until today (Part 1)

Life in london from the late 50's until today (Part 1)

Here valerie talks about life in london till this present day in this first part of her story she talks of issues such as Racism and crime.

First arrival in London and nowhere to stay

First arrival in London and nowhere to stay

Eddie Wedderburn moved from Kingston, Jamaica to London in the late 1960's. But the reception when he arrived was far from warm and friendly...

Teddy boys in West London

Teddy boys in West London

The British Teddy Boy was typically a young man wearing clothes inspired by the styles of the Edwardian period. Some groups of Teds formed gangs and gained notoriety following violent clashes with rival gangs, which were often exaggerated by the popular press. The most notable was the Notting Hill (London) riot of 1958, in which Teddy Boys were present in large numbers and were implicated in attacks on the West Indian community. Here Dorothy Della Pena who had recently moved from Jamaica to Ladbroke Grove area of London describes what she experienced.