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The Voices Recordings


About this interview
Work colleagues Ipswich Caribbean Association staff and helpers discuss the challenge of being accepted in a new community.

Interviewees:
Annette Hack, Antoine Ingram, Radmila Tucker, Sharon Lee,

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Relationship of interviewees: Colleagues at community centre

Where: Ipswich, Suffolk

Language of interview: English
About this interview
Voice clip 1
Antoine Ingram remembers the first time he went to the Caribbean as a teenager, when he felt strange to be part of a black majority population, rather than in the minority, as he was used to back home.



More clips from this interview

Annette Hack
Annette talks about her children's interest in their Guyanese heritage.

Radmila Tucker
Radmila describes the difficulties she had being accepted in the UK after coming here from Serbia.

Sharon Lee
Sharon talks about her accent, how it varies depending on the situation - and how she can always recognise a Caribbean voice.
Interview's notes

Long description of interview: The group includes three members of the Ipswich Caribbean community and a woman, Radmila Tucker, who came to the UK from Serbia. They talk about their heritage and about being accepted in new communities. Antoine Ingram has some interesting things to say about finding himself part of a majority group when visiting the Caribbean.

Recorded by: Stephen Martin, Radio Suffolk

Date of interview: 2005/02/05

   

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