It was in this period that there was a growing sense of permanence about Asian and other settling communities. There were more and more children of Asian migrants entering the schools of Birmingham. Young people were now growing up in this city – Asian people were here to stay.
While there remained huge challenges, Asian youth were starting to gain in confidence. Explore the oral histories and learn about the experiences and expectations of this new generation.
“… I loved music. Every time I went home, there was a movie on from India. It’s that simple…”
“…Often parents found it difficult to understand their children. The children found it difficult to understand their parents….”