race and racism


Listen: Bristol Unpacked with poet Lawrence Hoo, on decolonising education, and if he’s now in the establishment

As part of the Cable’s Black History Month coverage, Neil and Lawrence talk about the renaming of Colston Hall to Bristol Beacon, how education and the arts are key to building positive paths for young people and the role a poet plays in the political process of the city.
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Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Desmond Brown, on knife crime, the justice system and being called a ‘police informant’

Desmond has been accused by some of being a police informant, due to his work with local institutions and the police, a claim he strongly refutes as ridiculous.
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Bristol activists spearhead the call for reparations for the legacy and current damage of slavery and colonialism

As Green councillor Cleo Lake petitions Bristol’s mayor, Marvin Rees, to lobby the UK government about reparations, we explore what that means, and talk to the Bristol activists involved.
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