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Over The Bridge - Bonus Episode - For Every One: with Jason Reynolds

12/2/2018
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In this off-season special we are joined by NYT Bestseller author, Jason Reynolds, and we discuss his book 'For Every One' published by Knights Of. We learn about Jason's journey as a writer and receive words of wisdom from his perspective on how we can all pursue our dreams. Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk Instagram: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:07:10

Over The Bridge - S2 E15 - Black Excellence Part 3 - #Merky Books with Chelsea

11/11/2018
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In the final episode of Season 2 we are joined by Chelsea Kwakye, co-author of forthcoming book 'Taking Up Space' under the #Merky label with Penguin Books. We unpack the motivations behind the book and Chelsea's own journey as a graduate and writer! Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk Instagram: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:00:55:56

Over The Bridge - S2 E14 - Theatre, Artistry & Creativity

11/11/2018
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Joined by Writer of stage-play The Hoes, Ifey Frederick, we unpack what it's like to create a play, theatre and the art of being creative! Get in touch: email: otbpodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk Instagram: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:00:47:20

Over The Bridge - S2 E13 - What make's your yè go viral?

11/4/2018
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Join us as we discuss why some online content goes viral, the power of black twitter in creating these virtual sensations, and the real world impact for the individuals concerned! Get in touch on: Twitter: @otbpodcastuk Instagram: @otbpodcastuk Email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com

Duration:01:13:00

Over The Bridge - S2 E12 - Living At Home

10/28/2018
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Join us as we discuss our own living situations, the benefits and the costs of 'living at home' and who gets to live at home particularly in the context of our generation and location! Get in touch on: Twitter: @otbpodcastuk Instagram: @otbpodcastuk Email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com

Duration:00:49:59

Over The Bridge - S2 E11 - Advertising, Diversity & Gal-Dem

10/21/2018
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In this episode the cast are joined by Mariel who works in the Advertising Industry and challenges the lack of diversity in the sector! She also works with Gal-Dem, an online and print magazine written by women and non-binary people of colour! We talk about the advertising industry, diversity & the need for Gal-Dem in the space! As always, Get in touch: Twitter: @otbpodcastuk Instagram: @otbpodcastuk E-mail: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com

Duration:00:45:56

Over The Bridge - S2 E10 - Is Britain A 'Less Racist' Society?

10/7/2018
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Is Britain a 'Less Racist Society'? Following controversial comments made on BBC Show 'Question Time' we discuss whether or not Britain is more or less racist than other places! As ever, get in touch: e-mail: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk Instagram: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:01:13

Over The Bridge - S2 E9 - Do We Need Black History Month?

9/23/2018
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Join us as we discuss 'Black History Month' - Do we need one? - What do we want from one? - Who is it even for? Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk Instagram: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:00:49

Over The Bridge - S2 E8 - Working Whilst Black

9/16/2018
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In this episode we discuss what it's like navigating the world of work as a non-white person and whether or not our university experiences prepared us for that! Joined by Kristy to share her insights working in corporate law, it's another great conversation! Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk Instagram: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:09:59

Over The Bridge - S2 E7 - Cultural Appropriation

9/10/2018
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In this episode the guys get together to discuss cultural appropriation in light of the "Jerk Rice Gate". We touch on what cultural appropriation is, who are the gatekeepers of a culture, and what is the difference between appropriation and appreciation. Enjoy! Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:00:54:34

Over The Bridge S2 E6 - Black Excellence Part 2 with Stormzy

9/2/2018
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In this episode Bilal, Kwaku, Tom & Patrick are joined by award winning Grime artist Stormzy for his debut appearance on a podcast!. In an exclusive reveal, Stormzy walks us through the motivations behind the Scholarships for black students at Cambridge University and we discuss how to use ones platform. This is one episode not to miss. As always, get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk Instagram: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:00:43:24

Over The Bridge - S2 E5 - What is in a name?

8/27/2018
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In this episode we discuss what is in a name: What do our names say about us? Do they allow us to navigate certain spaces differently? We are joined once again by our previous guest and now friend of the podcast, Baker. This one sparked some interesting conversation and we all learnt a fair bit more about each other in the process too. As always, get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:09:37

Over The Bridge - S2 E4 - Black Excellence with Baker

8/19/2018
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This week has truly been one full of black excellence and this episode is a celebration of these success stories. We are joined by Baker, a young Ugandan-born East Londoner who recently met his offer, confirming his place to study medicine at Cambridge University. This one was was close to our hearts as we hear Baker's story and his advice for other aspirational young black people of his generation. We also explore how it is that Brampton Manor Academy produces so many BME students that go...

Duration:00:57:40

Over The Bridge - S2 E3 - University Admissions & the Education System

8/13/2018
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This week we discuss the Education system and University Admissions, particularly of Black and Mixed-Race students at top universities. Are universities to blame for low intake numbers? Is there something else at play? We are joined by our friend Kalil, Head of Year 11 at his current school as we discuss the Education System, University Admissions & Black & Mixed Race Students. Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:12:36

Over The Bridge - S2 E2 - Activism as a Brand: with George The Poet

8/5/2018
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Join us as we discuss activism as a brand, in an age of social media & a growing number of young people getting involved with activism. Special guest George The Poet sheds some light on his own experiences navigating the media world with a socially conscious ethic. Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:00:21

Over The Bridge Podcast - S2 E1 - Should we go back to where we are 'really from'?

7/29/2018
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Join us as we kick of Season 2 with special guest George The Poet in with us as we answer the question: Should go back to where we are 'really from'? Is there an argument for us to return to the birthcountries of our parents and grandparents and if so what do we do when we get there? email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:00:55

Over The Bridge - Episode 10 - The Sunken Place

5/13/2018
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Here we are, the last episode of the season! Join us as we discuss 'The Sunken Place', what is it? ' The White Gaze' Have we ever been there? And more! Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:07:41

Over The Bridge - Episode 9 - Mental Health

5/7/2018
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Join us for the penultimate episode of the season as we talk about our own Mental Health & wellbeing at University, in the workplace and as young men. Do we talk enough about it? Does social media add to feelings of stress and anxiety? Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:05:12

Over The Bridge - Episode 8 - Colourism

4/30/2018
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In this episode we discuss colourism in light of 'cancelling' celebrities for views on the past. With our first guest speakers Isaac & Mayowa, we explore where these views come from, who gets hurt by them, has anything changed and what can be done moving forwards to change the narrative... Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:00:56:36

Over The Bridge - Episode 7 - Gentrification

4/16/2018
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What do we make of gentrification? Do we welcome it? Is it a necessary evil? Is it 'classist', or even racist? Listen as the guys get into discussion with some viewpoints that might surprise you. Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:10:41