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Episode 11

We’ve listened to your requests for resources on parenting, so in this episode Lou interviews New York based Occupational Therapist, Parent Educator and parent of bi-racial children, Ridvan Foxhall. Ridvan shares her 20 yrs experience of parenting, plus what she's learnt as a parent educator and her work with children - especially when it comes to the burgeoning identities of bi racial children. We also share our personal perspectives on being part of mixed race families as first and second generation mixed race kids. Lou also shares her thoughts on parenting, including the public opinion on mixed race kids, dealing with racism, and answering your kids big questions on race.

49 MINJUN 2
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Episode 10

ESpecial Episode in recognition of Stephen Lawrence Day. We talk to Michael Fuller, the first Black Chief Constable and author of 'Kill The Black One First' about his career in the Police Service, The Brixton Riots, MacPherson Report and the Stephen Lawrence case. Plus we share the latest stats on racism and bias within the UK Criminal Justice System.

47 MINAPR 23
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Episode 9

ESpecial Guest - Houses of Parliament Artist In Residence, Scarlett Crawford. She tells us why she was commissioned to examine the effects of the 1965, 1968 & 1976 Race Relations Acts, and what she learnt from working with the mixed race communities nationally, on this huge project. Also, the Hair Salon and Beauty Supply Store As Sacred Spaces, Dido Belle: Britain’s mixed race aristocrat, book reviews - The Fire On High' Author Elizabeth Acevedo & Well Read Black Girl: Finding our stories, discovering ourselves by Gloria Edim, Shade Parenting - with The Conscious Kid and blocking our extended family on Facebook to protect our mixed race kids, Brown Point Ballet Shoes Arrive, 200 Years After White Ones and our mixed mogul of the episode, winner of the 2019 Ted Hughes Prize, Raymond Antrobus.

52 MINAPR 5
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Episode 8

GUEST INTERVIEW NATALIE MORRIS SENIOR LIFESTYLE ED. METRO NEWSPAPER & EDITOR OF THE ’MIXED UP’ SERIES looking at the experiences and issues of the UK mixed race population today. Prof. Paul Gilroy awarded the Holberg Prize 2019 for his work in critical race studies, BAME community and eating disorders, Born A Crime Trevor Noah, The Loving Generation, Parenting Advice, Black Art at Musee D'orsay, It's n to about the Burqa Muslim women on faith, race and sexuality, Daughters of Africa Margaret Busby and more

35 MINMAR 29
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Episode 7

ESPECIAL GUEST PLAYWRIGHT LINDA BROGAN. Linda is the curator of the Whitworth Gallery new show ‘Excavating the Reno.’ The Reno was the Moss Side nightclub frequented by the local mixed race community during the 70’s and 80’s. Linda brought together the community and visitors of the club, for a huge excavation project in conjunction with the Whitworth, and has produced the most amazing show. She tells us how she managed this huge feat, and why it was so important to do so. Plus, what is it like growing up mixed race in the UK? A new play expresses some home truths. How Dating Apps Made Me Think Differently About The Colour Of My Skin, Talking Race With Young Children, Good Morning Britain weatherman explains why he interrupted knife crime debate, Author Karyn Parsons Is Not Here for Your Labels, White Best Friend Letter - Rachel De-Lahay, New interracial couple emoji mark victory for partners of colour, A mixed race Suffragist’s Story from the Jim Crow South and navigating hegemo...

39 MINMAR 24
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Episode 6

Representation in advertising feat. same sex bi-racial couple in new phone ad. Nottingham has the largest multi-racial demographic in the UK. In celebration of inter-racial love in the city, The New Art Exchange hosts 'The Colour of Love exhibition' this month. Photography - Power & Privilege, Students of colour and safe spaces in Vice by photographer KaylaReefer. Manchester's mixed race nightclub of the 70's 'The Reno' is brought back to life by locals and playwright Linda Brogan. More news from The Metro's 'mixed-up' series, Loyle Carner & Jorja smith's new collab, and shoutouts to our fave political mixed race artists of the week - ODIE, embroidery artist from New Orleans and British illustrator and painter Nadia Akingblue

16 MINMAR 2
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Episode 5

EHair! New York's recent black hair guidelines, plus Shade stories on 'My white family couldn't handle my afro, so they cut it short', shocking updates on the Jussie Smollett case inc. it's possible affect on real cases of discrimination, BBC's 'Soon Come - Windrush Chronicle', English Heritage awarding Bob Marley, Vogue Brazil's fashion director resigning over her 'party' slave imagery, Duchess of Sussex decolonising the curriculum, and why people keep messing up when it comes to talking about BAME issues online

24 MINFEB 25
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Episode 4

ESpecial guest Steven F Riley, founder of mixedracestudies.org || Neneh Cherry, Netflix's controversial new show, Queen Ifrica on colourism, Black Enough : Stories of Being Young & Black in America by IbI Zoboi, Grace Wales Bonner and more.

-1 sFEB 16
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Episode 3

I don’t believe that Britain has ever fully reckoned with its racist past by Natalie Morris featuring Alexandra Sheppard for Metro https://metro.co.uk/2019/01/23/mixed-up-i-dont-believe-that-britain-has-ever-fully-reckoned-with-its-racist-past-8372431/ Oh My Gods by Alexandra Sheppard ISBN 978-1407188737 published on 3rd January 2019 Are white women pretending to be light skin black for the attention of men by Faima Bakar for Metro https://metro.co.uk/2019/01/17/are-white-women-pretending-to-be-light-skin-black-for-the-attention-of-men-8301629/ White Girls reinventing themselves as black women on Instragram has to stop. By Emma Dabiri for ID https://i-d.vice.com/amp/en_us/article/nepzyg/white-girls-instagram-blackface-blackfishing?__twitter_impression=true IGTV stories titled ‘Black Fishing’ featuring Emma Dabiri can be found on Instagram @i_d Fresh Air podcast by NPR Episode titled: Historian and ‘Finding your roots’ host Henry Louis Gates Jnr. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podc...

14 MINFEB 5
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Episode 2

We discuss issues from across the pond including Jeremy Harris' 'Slave Play' and Wrestler Andrew Johnson, David Olusoga's OBE, Barrister Alexandra Wilson and Loyle Carner's new track

20 MINJAN 20
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Episode 2

Latest Episodes

Episode 11

We’ve listened to your requests for resources on parenting, so in this episode Lou interviews New York based Occupational Therapist, Parent Educator and parent of bi-racial children, Ridvan Foxhall. Ridvan shares her 20 yrs experience of parenting, plus what she's learnt as a parent educator and her work with children - especially when it comes to the burgeoning identities of bi racial children. We also share our personal perspectives on being part of mixed race families as first and second generation mixed race kids. Lou also shares her thoughts on parenting, including the public opinion on mixed race kids, dealing with racism, and answering your kids big questions on race.

49 MINJUN 2
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Episode 11

Episode 10

ESpecial Episode in recognition of Stephen Lawrence Day. We talk to Michael Fuller, the first Black Chief Constable and author of 'Kill The Black One First' about his career in the Police Service, The Brixton Riots, MacPherson Report and the Stephen Lawrence case. Plus we share the latest stats on racism and bias within the UK Criminal Justice System.

47 MINAPR 23
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Episode 10

Episode 9

ESpecial Guest - Houses of Parliament Artist In Residence, Scarlett Crawford. She tells us why she was commissioned to examine the effects of the 1965, 1968 & 1976 Race Relations Acts, and what she learnt from working with the mixed race communities nationally, on this huge project. Also, the Hair Salon and Beauty Supply Store As Sacred Spaces, Dido Belle: Britain’s mixed race aristocrat, book reviews - The Fire On High' Author Elizabeth Acevedo & Well Read Black Girl: Finding our stories, discovering ourselves by Gloria Edim, Shade Parenting - with The Conscious Kid and blocking our extended family on Facebook to protect our mixed race kids, Brown Point Ballet Shoes Arrive, 200 Years After White Ones and our mixed mogul of the episode, winner of the 2019 Ted Hughes Prize, Raymond Antrobus.

52 MINAPR 5
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Episode 9

Episode 8

GUEST INTERVIEW NATALIE MORRIS SENIOR LIFESTYLE ED. METRO NEWSPAPER & EDITOR OF THE ’MIXED UP’ SERIES looking at the experiences and issues of the UK mixed race population today. Prof. Paul Gilroy awarded the Holberg Prize 2019 for his work in critical race studies, BAME community and eating disorders, Born A Crime Trevor Noah, The Loving Generation, Parenting Advice, Black Art at Musee D'orsay, It's n to about the Burqa Muslim women on faith, race and sexuality, Daughters of Africa Margaret Busby and more

35 MINMAR 29
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Episode 8

Episode 7

ESPECIAL GUEST PLAYWRIGHT LINDA BROGAN. Linda is the curator of the Whitworth Gallery new show ‘Excavating the Reno.’ The Reno was the Moss Side nightclub frequented by the local mixed race community during the 70’s and 80’s. Linda brought together the community and visitors of the club, for a huge excavation project in conjunction with the Whitworth, and has produced the most amazing show. She tells us how she managed this huge feat, and why it was so important to do so. Plus, what is it like growing up mixed race in the UK? A new play expresses some home truths. How Dating Apps Made Me Think Differently About The Colour Of My Skin, Talking Race With Young Children, Good Morning Britain weatherman explains why he interrupted knife crime debate, Author Karyn Parsons Is Not Here for Your Labels, White Best Friend Letter - Rachel De-Lahay, New interracial couple emoji mark victory for partners of colour, A mixed race Suffragist’s Story from the Jim Crow South and navigating hegemo...

39 MINMAR 24
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Episode 7

Episode 6

Representation in advertising feat. same sex bi-racial couple in new phone ad. Nottingham has the largest multi-racial demographic in the UK. In celebration of inter-racial love in the city, The New Art Exchange hosts 'The Colour of Love exhibition' this month. Photography - Power & Privilege, Students of colour and safe spaces in Vice by photographer KaylaReefer. Manchester's mixed race nightclub of the 70's 'The Reno' is brought back to life by locals and playwright Linda Brogan. More news from The Metro's 'mixed-up' series, Loyle Carner & Jorja smith's new collab, and shoutouts to our fave political mixed race artists of the week - ODIE, embroidery artist from New Orleans and British illustrator and painter Nadia Akingblue

16 MINMAR 2
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Episode 6

Episode 5

EHair! New York's recent black hair guidelines, plus Shade stories on 'My white family couldn't handle my afro, so they cut it short', shocking updates on the Jussie Smollett case inc. it's possible affect on real cases of discrimination, BBC's 'Soon Come - Windrush Chronicle', English Heritage awarding Bob Marley, Vogue Brazil's fashion director resigning over her 'party' slave imagery, Duchess of Sussex decolonising the curriculum, and why people keep messing up when it comes to talking about BAME issues online

24 MINFEB 25
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Episode 5

Episode 4

ESpecial guest Steven F Riley, founder of mixedracestudies.org || Neneh Cherry, Netflix's controversial new show, Queen Ifrica on colourism, Black Enough : Stories of Being Young & Black in America by IbI Zoboi, Grace Wales Bonner and more.

-1 sFEB 16
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Episode 4

Episode 3

I don’t believe that Britain has ever fully reckoned with its racist past by Natalie Morris featuring Alexandra Sheppard for Metro https://metro.co.uk/2019/01/23/mixed-up-i-dont-believe-that-britain-has-ever-fully-reckoned-with-its-racist-past-8372431/ Oh My Gods by Alexandra Sheppard ISBN 978-1407188737 published on 3rd January 2019 Are white women pretending to be light skin black for the attention of men by Faima Bakar for Metro https://metro.co.uk/2019/01/17/are-white-women-pretending-to-be-light-skin-black-for-the-attention-of-men-8301629/ White Girls reinventing themselves as black women on Instragram has to stop. By Emma Dabiri for ID https://i-d.vice.com/amp/en_us/article/nepzyg/white-girls-instagram-blackface-blackfishing?__twitter_impression=true IGTV stories titled ‘Black Fishing’ featuring Emma Dabiri can be found on Instagram @i_d Fresh Air podcast by NPR Episode titled: Historian and ‘Finding your roots’ host Henry Louis Gates Jnr. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podc...

14 MINFEB 5
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Episode 3

Episode 2

We discuss issues from across the pond including Jeremy Harris' 'Slave Play' and Wrestler Andrew Johnson, David Olusoga's OBE, Barrister Alexandra Wilson and Loyle Carner's new track

20 MINJAN 20
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Episode 2