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A podcast exploring the fabric of Black identities through culture, food, art, life experiences and more.

Recent Episodes

Inherited Stories, Past & Present

Episode 5

3 February 2022

Inherited Stories, Past & Present

This week Caribbean-American author, Charmaine Wilkerson speaks about her debut novel Black Cake, the stories that we inherit from the past & the present, and how they shape our identity.

A Human Approach to International Collaborations

Episode 4

21 January 2022

A Human Approach to International Collaborations

Filmmaker, Producer & Director Sam Tebandeke joins us to discuss the beauty of international collaborations within the African Diaspora. With a human approach we open ourselves to connect with many people across the globe.

Finding the Balance

Episode 3

26 November 2021

Finding the Balance

We sit down with the first of our 'Rising Star' guests, Patience James. The accomplished dancer, choreographer, actress and teacher, talks about how she manages to find a balance whilst sharing authentic African culture through her work and her popular 'Afro in Heels' class.

This Week

Authentic Expressions of Black Joy

Episode 6

31 March 2022

Authentic Expressions of Black Joy

Visual artist and teacher Birungi Kawooya joins Heather and Kamara for a heartfelt conversation about celebrating Black Womxn within the arts and making space for authentic expressions of joy and healing within her practice.

This is a space for creatives to share similar ancestral memories that shape who they are. Co-hosts Heather Benson & Kamara Gray bring their unique perspectives as Black Global Citizens living and working in the UK and beyond.

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