No one would speak to us, we couldn’t find anywhere to live because no one would rent to a black man, and we had no money.
Pamela, 63, and Shafique, 75, a retired restaurant manager, live in Stepney, East London.
What are the cultural views that Bengali's (older generation especially) hold against black people?
Is there strong racial hatred for the blacks in the Bengali community?
Mary, 81, is married to Jake, 86, and lives in Solihull in the West Midlands. Mary is a former deputy head teacher, and Jake worked for the post office before retiring.
Mary is white and Jake is black, originally from Trinidad.