Episode 7

SPECIAL 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 hegemonic monoraciality in a White supremacist heteropatriarchal society.


Episode 6

Representation in advertising news, 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 Orlean's and British illustrator and painter Nadia Akingblue!

Episode 5

Hair! 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 - A Windrush Chronicles', 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

Episode 4

With special guest Steven F Riley, founder of mixedracestudies.org

Neneh Cherry on being mixed race in the music industry, controversial new Netflix Show ‘Always a Witch’, Viola Davis and the Liam Neeson controversy, Queen Ifrica on colourism, Black Enough : Stories of Being Young & Black in America by IbI Zoboi, Grace Wales Bonner and more

Episode 3

Kamala Harris' campaign, 'Fresh Air' podcast on mixed race geneology, 'Blackfishing', the tragic attack on Jussie Smollett, Alexandra Sheppard's novel 'Oh My Gods', Salena Godden, Naomi Osaka’s whitewashing in campaign for Japanese brand Nissin, The National Geographic's 'Race Card' project and more

Episode 2

We discuss the latest news on the mixed race experience in the U.K and the States, including new work from Gal-Dem Deputy Editor Charlie Brinkhurst, David Olusoga’s OBE and the controversial ‘Slave Play’ by Jeremy Harris