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

Recent Episodes

The Determined Path to Success

Episode 7

10 August 2022

The Determined Path to Success

Gloria Ugwarelojo Biachi, a Lagos based Dance Artist, Choreographer, Fitness instructor, Actor and Costume Designer, shares how determination fuels her to achieve her goals and remain on the path to success.

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.

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.

This Week

Heritage Rooted & Connected Across Diasporas

Episode 8

28 September 2022

Heritage Rooted & Connected Across Diasporas

Writer, photographer, and videomaker Riaz Phillips joins the Yams & Yuca table to talk all things food, heritage, culture and community with the release of his latest book 'West Winds: Recipes, History and Tales from Jamaica'. We discuss the many ways we are connected through food across the African Diasporas.

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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