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Over The Bridge - S2 E8 - Working Whilst Black

9/16/2018
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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

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:01:07:42

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

Over The Bridge - Episode 6 - Masculinity & Vulnerability

4/8/2018
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Join us in Episode 6 as we get together and discuss our views on masculinity, vulnerability and attempt to answer the question: what does it even mean to be a man? Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:04:35

Over The Bridge - Episode 5 - Identity: Who are we & What is it?

4/2/2018
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In this episode we get to know the cast a little bit more as we dive into the aspects of our identity. What makes us who we are? What are the parts of ourselves that are important and what even is identity anyway? Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:00:01

Over The Bridge - Episode 4 - Black & Bougie

3/25/2018
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In this episode we explore the intersection of the black British experience and class identity. Is there a lack of awareness and representation of black people that are middle class? Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:00:49:24

Over The Bridge - Episode 3 - Celeb Faves

3/18/2018
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Join us for Episode 3 where we discuss our problematic faves. In light of the recent social media backlash to comments made by Skepta and Anthony Joshua - are we expecting too much from celebrities we like to be "woke"? Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:00:43:01

Over The Bridge - Episode 2 - Representation of Black People in the Media

3/11/2018
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Join us for episode 2 where we talk about the representation of Black People in the Media. Expect reflections on the Nike Londoner advert, Black Panther and more! Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:03:15

Over The Bridge - Episode 1 - 'Would you do Cambridge again?'

2/28/2018
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Hey, meet Tom, Patrick, Kwaku & Bilal, 4 Black & Mixed-Race guys who became friends a few years back whilst studying at Cambridge University. In this, our inaugural episode of Over The Bridge, we each explore the question 'Would you do Cambridge again?' We look back at our lives before and whilst at university because, let's face it, you didn't think we were the normal face of such a university right? Get in touch: email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk

Duration:01:17:47