Rick has fought for his country but is still fighting for acceptance. Despite being a skilled engineer, no employer wants him. As the reality of life as a black man in post-war Britain hits him, he is forced to take a teaching post in a tough inner city school.
Rick's class don't want him. The world has given up on them and with very little to look forward to after leaving school, they are in no hurry to listen to him. But Rick knows what it's like to be ignored and isn't going to turn his back on them too. Can they unite to fight for a better future?