Growing up mixed-race
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Growing up mixed-race

One Culture: two generations, where we speak to British families and explore the differences between first- and second-generation immigrants.

Of the 1.2 million mixed race people in England and Wales, 0.5% of them identify as 'Mixed other'. Bilal, who is of both Jamaican and South Asian Kenyan descent, has an open conversation with his parents Colleen and Asif about the pressures, and the positives of being mixed with two minority groups.

A part of #CrossingDivides - a BBC season bringing people together. For more stories like this go to

Produced and edited by Elizabeth Ashamu

Directed by Cebo Luthuli

Executive produced by Karlene Pinnock

  • 07 Mar 2019
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