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Anita Whittaker is fortunate to have friends who are knowledgable in various fields, that she met in the heart of the ghetto! Harlesden, London, notorious for crime and deprivation, has a wonderful community that expands over cultures, race and religion. Anita has lived in the area for most of her life and believes in creating success without barriers. Her friends discuss how they live and work in a limitless mindset. Anita and friends talk about all subjects, music, art, fashion, relationships, education and much more.

Anita Whittaker is fortunate to have friends who are knowledgable in various fields, that she met in the heart of the ghetto! Harlesden, London, notorious for crime and deprivation, has a wonderful community that expands over cultures, race and religion. Anita has lived in the area for most of her life and believes in creating success without barriers. Her friends discuss how they live and work in a limitless mindset. Anita and friends talk about all subjects, music, art, fashion, relationships, education and much more.

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Anita Whittaker is fortunate to have friends who are knowledgable in various fields, that she met in the heart of the ghetto! Harlesden, London, notorious for crime and deprivation, has a wonderful community that expands over cultures, race and religion. Anita has lived in the area for most of her life and believes in creating success without barriers. Her friends discuss how they live and work in a limitless mindset. Anita and friends talk about all subjects, music, art, fashion, relationships, education and much more.

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English

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Episodes

Politics with Tom London Part 3/3

4/19/2020
This show was recorded a month ago before Covid-19 swept across the globe. However. Being politically aware is still a very important and relevant message, and when all is done, with Covid-19, there will be a lot changed in our world that we will all need to be aware of. So; in the spirit of encouraging awareness, especially at these difficult times where civil liberties can be bent and stretched and what that can mean for our futures, I have decided to post this discussion. Please feel free...

Duration:00:30:36

Politics with Tom London Part 2/ 3

4/12/2020
This show was recorded a month ago before Covid-19 swept across the globe. However. Being politically aware is still a very important and relevant message, and when all is done, with Covid-19, there will be a lot changed in our world that we will all need to be aware of. So; in the spirit of encouraging awareness, especially at these difficult times where civil liberties can be bent and stretched and what that can mean for our futures, I have decided to post this discussion. Please feel free...

Duration:00:34:40

Politics with Tom London part 1/3

4/5/2020
This show was recorded a month ago before Covid-19 swept across the globe. However. Being politically aware is still a very important and relevant message, and when all is done, with Covid-19, there will be a lot changed in our world that we will all need to be aware of. So; in the spirit of encouraging awareness, especially at these difficult times where civil liberties can be bent and stretched and what that can mean for our futures, I have decided to post this discussion. Please feel free...

Duration:00:32:04

Stranger Times

3/29/2020
We interrupt our usual podcasting to give you a little message of support during these strange times. This is new for all who are in the middle of the COVID-19 threat and globally, we are all trying to make the best out of what we have. To all of you out there, I hope you are doing well. Please do follow your governments advice wherever you are, and, of course. Stay safe.

Duration:00:16:03

Gary Jo Gardenhire Artist; Using Art to reclaim cultural narratives

3/22/2020
NOTE: This is part 2 of a two part Art series featuring the 'GOLLY' exhibition by Gary Jo Gardenhire. Please listen to episode 1 with Professor Justin Randolph Thompson HERE In discussion with friend and Artist Gary Jo Gardenhire, discussing his controversial exhibit ‘GOLLY’ and how he processed being called a ‘Golliwog’ here in London. Accompanying visual short doc piece will follow. "I began painting their images on historical prints to disrupt the status quo, making space for...

Duration:01:13:48

Justin Randolph Thompson Black History Month Florence: Why it is important for the modern world to accept and teach it's past and how Art transcends boundaries...

3/15/2020
NOTE: This was recorded in February before the coronavirus lockdown Black History Month is an irritation of Anita's as she feels it is often used as a gimmick to sweep real issues under the table and 'tick' the diversity box. Justin explains how, an African-American man came to create Black History Month in Florence, Italy and how he is aiming to help educate and 'involve' the wider population of Italy. Through many mediums including Art, Justin is a 'Fine Art' Professor, he explores...

Duration:01:04:40

Loren-Jai Freeman of Industry Haus; Life after Uni and entrepreneurship

3/8/2020
Loren-Jai Freeman is a 25 year old who owns two successful businesses. Her strong work ethic and dedication has carried her thus far. With stories afar of the 'out of work' newly graduated, millennial Loren-Jai talks about her experiences and how she has managed to create her own path. Industry Haus is an independent creative talent management agency that promotes collaborations between clients as well as talent. They help individuals to work together across various disciplines with ease....

Duration:01:13:57

Jen Logan from 'The Garment Streak' - Slow fashion is a 'Must' for our world to survive and it does not 'Hate' style

3/1/2020
The Occasion is Climate Emergency, the dress code is slow fashion. Jen Logan is an Australian artist living in Harlesden, London. She is the creator behind 'The Garment Streak', a collaborative Instagram performance piece, which challenges people to post a picture of themselves wearing the same garment every 24 hours, to challenge the norms of fast fashion. This is done over a period of days or weeks. Anita herself has 'streaked' and enjoyed learning ways to tackle her own personal...

Duration:00:58:47

Amanda Rabor founder of Mini Mode LKFW - How Passion wins over Challenges

2/22/2020
As we are in the heart of international fashion weeks and this weekend marked the end of London Fashion week, I thought I would speak to some of my friends in the fashion industry. From fashion designers and producers of fashion shows to a talent agency owner and a sustainable fashion campaigner. This weeks episode is in conversation with founder of London's 'Global Kids Fashion Week' Mini Mode. With a passion for building the confidence of all children that crosses her fashionable and...

Duration:01:08:03

Coming up! It’s Fashion Week!

2/16/2020
Fashion week talk with founder of Mini Mode Amanda Rabor, and raising awareness around the impact of throwaway fashion Jen from The Garment Streak. It’s two for one. Next Sunday! Here on Anita Whittaker and friends.

Duration:00:00:59

Nathan Curran aka Tugg the Drummer -Success as a 'rock star'!

2/9/2020
Nathan Curran aka Tugg the Drummer started out aged 10, in a small town a few miles from Norwich, he has gone on to be a drummer as part of some huge internationally acclaimed bands including Basement Jaxx and Gorgon City. Nathan is also a Dj, Producer and Tutor and one of the Drummers featured in the Documentary film 'The 3 Drummers'. Listen to Nathan’s inspirational story showing how his success was earned through hard work, a good support system and belief in himself. Find Tugg...

Duration:00:52:30

Anita Whittaker & Friends Intro

2/2/2020
Introducing Anita Whittaker and what the podcast is all about, conversation with friends and family about all things. Music by Johann Whittaker aka Jay-T

Duration:00:01:05

BONUS: BTS TEST - Married DJ's

2/2/2020
Johann Whittaker, show technician and Anita Whittaker, your host, met as Dj's. Him a club Dj and her a radio Dj. Formerly known together as the Mr and Mrs Show (link to newspaper article) on Rocsolid FM; listen as they record a test show, discussing 90's Hip-Hop and RnB. This is what we are really like! Banter, music, love and more. Not particularly explicit but does play snippets of music with profanity in it. This is Uncut and without editing so you will hear all the background noise. IT...

Duration:01:00:14

Tom London talks Brexit

2/2/2020
Host Anita Whittaker and friend, political Twitter celeb Tom London @Tomlondon6, discuss Brexit and other political matters. Just like you would gather around your kitchen table at home with friends in conversation, we bring you the comforting and familiar vibe of friendship with some great knowledge. Believe me you, I am learning an awful lot so this is perfect for you, even if you know nothing about politics. SHOW NOTES As always an absolute pleasure speaking with Tom, we could go on...

Duration:01:08:29