Record Ref18
PersonLateef, Sanaa
OrganisationIslamic Pakistani Community Centre
Brief descriptionTwo separate interviews. (1) Talks about growing up in Abington area of
Northampton. Describes his school days, spare time playing cricket and
becoming aware of racism while growing up. Explains the importance of
religion and culture in his family life. Mentions changes in race relations
changes over years, links with various communities and involvement with the
Pakistani community in Northampton. Comments on his current employment and
studies in Graphic Design. Describes community influences in Northampton,
and benefits to the enconomy from migrants. Talks about health and affect
on his life. (2) Describes job with a small architectural firm in
Northampton, Architectural Solutions. Talks about his desire for travel and
fascination with Ancient History. Describes his involvement with the
development of the new Mosque on Stimpson Avenue, Northampton and future
SubjectChildhood; Education; Community participation; Health and welfare;
Event date20021128
Periods Covered1970s; 1980s; 1990s; 2000s
Associated PlaceAbington, Northamptonshire; Northampton, Northamptonshire;
Associated resourcesPhotocopies of father's poetry, associated oral history interview with
Linked MaterialFarhat Lateef NBHP2002.3a
Ethnic OriginBritish Pakistani
Location of resourceNorthamptonshire Record Office
FormatDigital recording
CreatorNorthamptonshire Black History Project
Creation date28/11/2002; 31/03/2004
Contributor personDrake, Julia; Grunzweil, Karen
Contributor organisationNorthamptonshire Black History Project
CopyrightNorthamptonshire Black History Project
Additional notesFull transcript and summary available

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