Images taken in Handsworth, Birmingham in 1978 and 1979 when I worked with Derek Bishton and John Reardon in a design and photography agency called Sidelines based in Grove Lane.
Derek and I often walked round together taking pictures and in those days we did not always know who we were photographing so it’s great that some have been recognised recently on Facebook.
Some of the images show signs of the tension that existed between the community and the police. Stop and search of black youth was widely resented and in the years that followed there would be riots caused by heavy handed policing.
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