Black British Lives Matter with Lenny Henry and Marcus Ryder

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Black British Hair Matters With Stephanie Cohen and Kevin Morosky

Season 1, Ep. 5

This is the podcast where we explore why and how Black British lives matter –What it means to be Black and British, our culture, our joy and our pain.

 

This week we discuss why Black British Hair Matters with activist Stephanie Cohen from the Halo Collective, and filmmaker Kevin Morosky.

 

From dreadlocks to weaves, we look at what our hair says about our Black identity. We explore the politics and racism around hair, from "Black is beautiful" afros to discrimination in the workplace. Black barbershops and hair salons play a central role in our communities. We discuss what we love about our hair and what can sometimes make us want to pull it out! 

 

Find out more about the hosts and guests:

 

Stephanie Cohen

https://halocollective.co.uk/

Twitter @TheHaloCode

Instagram: @thehalocode

 

Kevin Morosky

http://www.kevinmorosky.com/

Instagram: @kevinmorosky

Twitter: @kevinmorosky

 

Marcus Ryder is on Twitter @marcusryder

Lenny Henry is also on Twitter @LennyHenry

https://lennyhenry.net/

 

Our book: Black British Lives Matter by Lenny Henry and Marcus Ryder is published by Faber & Faber and is available to purchase here:

https://www.faber.co.uk/product/9780571368518-black-british-lives-matter/

 

Podcast art by Faber

Music by The Lethargees

This podcast is a Faber & Faber production

 

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