Videos tagged with community

Challenges faced by the non-hetero community in Guyana

Challenges faced by the non-hetero community in Guyana

Interview with Anton Rocke, from the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD), who discusses the persecution faced by the LGBT community in his native Guyana.

"Being the first girl in my family to go to university"

Mrs Mehmood, a school teacher and wife of Dr Mehmood, remembers life growing up in the UK and the pressure she faced from family when going to university. She was the first female in her family to do so, and as her father warned that her actions could affect future family members.

Birmingham Blitz in WW2

Birmingham Blitz in WW2

Barbara Johnson recalls her childhood memories from the Birmingham Air Raids during World War 2, which left Birmingham the 4th most heavily bombed city in the UK. Barbara is chair of the Birmingham Air Raids Remembrance Association (BARRA). For more information visit http://www.birminghamairraids.co.uk and http://www.bmag.org.uk/

Everyday life and tradition in remote Sweden during the 50s and 60s (Part 1)

Everyday life and tradition in remote Sweden during the 50s and 60s (Part 1)

Christina Andren was born and lived in Sweden up until the 1960s where she moved to the USA to start a new life. In this interview she speaks of the beautiful, remote mountain village where she spent her childhood. Christina explains what life was like there; how people coped with the extreme surroundings and freezing weather, typical food and some of the traditions they partook in.

Waking up to find the house surrounded by flames! - in Tottenham

Waking up to find the house surrounded by flames! - in Tottenham

Sharon had gone to sleep on the evening of 7th August when she woke to find the buildings around her house on fire. She made sure her grandchild was safe, and then was out in the street in her pyjamas, fearing that her own house would burn. Still,like so many others, Sharon loves the Tottenham community and sees the positives which have come out of the riots