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A bi-weekly show with lively discussions from the black female perspective.

Two London based women of African heritage, in their *coughs* 30s, navigating the complexities of modern life.
Listen as hosts Mo and Jay discuss everything from racial politics in the workplace, the perils of online dating, absurd happenings in pop-culture or even pondering what it means to be Black and British. Just a few of the topics, we open up for discussion giving our unique take and voice.

Honest and open discussion between friends, no filter, no subject matter is taboo and we always aim to inform.
Alternative thinking that challenges and informs …… Colour Out The Box

Thoughts, comments, questions and feedback all welcome so contact us on social media @ColourOutTheBox.

Or if you have a little more to articulate why not email us at: ColourOutTheBox@gmail.com.
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Captain Marvel and backlash from white men, comparisons to Wonder Women. /Madeline McCann Netflix documentary. Are we using others pain for entertainment./ Respecting your elders, via Maya Angelou. Host: Mo (@MoActuallyUK)Guest Co-Host: (@DJImpulseV1)Producer: (@TForTops Instagram)Nathan mixlcoud: https://m.mixcloud.com/nathanielyakinsJoin the discussion, its always great to hear from you, #ColourOutTheBox . Make sure you drink enough water today and call a friend to say hi. “#ColourOutTheBox”Twitter: @colourouttheboxInstagram: @colourouttheboxEmail us your thoughts, feedback and questions: ColourOutTheBox@gmail.comVisit the website for all things, colourful ColourOutTheBox.comRATE, REVIEW and SUBSCRIBE, your review will be featured on the show.Intro music: Nangdo “1st 2 Know “Outro music: “LoveChances” (makaihbeats.net) by Makaih Beats: https://makaihbeats.net Via FreeMusicArchive.org
So the podcast is FINALY back after an extended hiatus. So much has been happening in the culture and in our personal lives, we had to take a well-deserved break, to re-balance so we can come back refreshed and ready to talk. ANNOUNCEMENT: Jay is continuing to take a break from the pod, but don’t be surprise if you hear her voice as a guest on future episodes. So going forward Colour Out The Box will be me Mo having simple, but important conversations with friends of the diaspora. I will be joined each week by guests host to discuss, whats going on in the culture, politics and stories about our lived experiences. Be ready to learn, laugh, cringe and maybe even cry as we navigate this strange concept of modern life. On this weeks episode, I’m joined by guest co-host May, to discuss: /Comic Relief and The Perception of “AFRICA”/Jordyn Woods Red Table Talk with Jada Pinkett Smith/ Jussie Smollette Update/Gucci Boycot and black outrage/ Being a solo-traveller, Pro’s & Con’s/ SOLANGE album “When I get home”/ Join the discussion, its always great to hear from you, #ColourOutTheBox . Make sure you drink enough water today and call a friend to say hi. “#ColourOutTheBox”Twitter: @colourouttheboxInstagram: @colourouttheboxEmail us your thoughts, feedback and questions: ColourOutTheBox@gmail.comVisit the website for all things, colourful ColourOutTheBox.comRATE, REVIEW and SUBSCRIBE, your review will be featured on the show.Intro music: Nangdo “1st 2 Know “Outro music: “LoveChances” (makaihbeats.net) by Makaih Beats: https://makaihbeats.net Via FreeMusicArchive.org
Its the last episode of 2018!So we talk about: Dealing with awkward questions at the Christmas dinner table about your love life. Managing being alone during the festive period. Mo list her top TV, Film and Music for 2018. A quick chat about the King of RnB. Confirmation of what we are taking into 2019. Special announcement about the future of the podcast! join the discussion, its always great to hear from you, #ColourOutTheBox and share you best self-care tips. Make sure you drink enough water today and call a friend to say hi. “#ColourOutTheBox”Twitter: @colourouttheboxInstagram: @colourouttheboxEmail us your thoughts, feedback and questions: ColourOutTheBox@gmail.comVisit the website for all things, colourful ColourOutTheBox.comRATE, REVIEW and SUBSCRIBE, your review will be featured on the show.Intro music: Nangdo “1st 2 Know “Outro music: “LoveChances” (makaihbeats.net) by Makaih Beats: https://makaihbeats.net Via FreeMusicArchive.org
This weeks conversation centres around self-care. Mo and Jay discuss the effects of social media on our mental health and the unseen toll of consuming harmful imagery, often against black people. We share how we take a step back to maintain our mental health and remembering to reach out to friends with more than just a text message. join the discussion, its always great to hear from you, #ColourOutTheBox and share you best self-care tips. Make sure you drink enough water today and call a friend to say hi. “#ColourOutTheBox”Twitter: @colourouttheboxInstagram: @colourouttheboxEmail us your thoughts, feedback and questions: ColourOutTheBox@gmail.comVisit the website for all things, colourful ColourOutTheBox.comRATE, REVIEW and SUBSCRIBE, your review will be featured on the show.Intro music: Nangdo “1st 2 Know “Outro music: “LoveChances” (makaihbeats.net) by Makaih Beats: https://makaihbeats.net Via FreeMusicArchive.org
Its the 2 year anniversary of the podcast, so Mo & Jay take a trip down memory lane. Jay explains how BREXIT will effect her as a Black European. Talk also includes trying to get tickets for Michelle Obama’s book tour in London. Highlight of the WEEK: Red Table Talk and Widows the Movie.We just want to say thank you to everyone who has listened, been a guest on the show, subscribed and liked. Please listen right to the end as we share your views on the pod.join the discussion, its always great to hear from you. “#ColourOutTheBox”Twitter: @colourouttheboxInstagram: @colourouttheboxEmail us your thoughts, feedback and questions: ColourOutTheBox@gmail.comVisit the website for all things, colourful ColourOutTheBox.comRATE, REVIEW and SUBSCRIBE, your review will be featured on the show.Intro music: Nangdo “1st 2 Know “Outro music: “LoveChances” (makaihbeats.net) by Makaih Beats: https://makaihbeats.net Via FreeMusicArchive.org
his week Mo is joined by friend of the Pod May, to discuss: The Cassie Conundrum, is 11years a waste or time well spent? Thoughts on Black History Month becoming minorities month. Do you subscribe to the Wiley approach to friendship "My my enemy is your enemy". Also a quick chat about Kanye's Africa press tour, an exercise in rebranding.Highlights Of The Week: Africlick event featuring AJ Odudu at Campus London. The joys of attend a traditional Nigerian wedding.Check out Colour Out The Box, as part of Black History Is Now!!! on Spotifyoin the discussion, its always great to hear from you.“#ColourOutTheBox”Twitter: @colourouttheboxInstagram: @colourouttheboxEmail us your thoughts, feedback and questions: ColourOutTheBox@gmail.comVisit the website for all things, colourful ColourOutTheBox.comRATE, REVIEW and SUBSCRIBE, your review will be featured on the show.Music by: Nangdo “1st 2 Know “
Mo and Jay, let it all out talking confessions and unpopular opinions. The kind that you dare not say out loud or even to your closest friends. We also talk diaspora wars including the recent controversy surrounding British Nigerian Cynthia Erivo, playing Harriet Tubman and revisit the discussion around Black British Actors, playing African American roles in Hollywood. #RepresentationMatters Highlight of the WEEK: Beast of no nation….join the discussion, its always great to hear from you. “#ColourOutTheBox”Twitter: @colourouttheboxInstagram: @colourouttheboxEmail us your thoughts, feedback and questions: ColourOutTheBox@gmail.comVisit the website for all things, colourful ColourOutTheBox.comRATE, REVIEW and SUBSCRIBE, your review will be featured on the show.Music by: Nangdo “1st 2 Know “
We breakdown and review the hit Netflix Film: Nappily Ever After, staring and produced by Sanaa Lathan. Mo and Jay talk about their own hair stories, including relaxer horrors and natural hair in the work place, as well as giving their honest thoughts on the movie. Special mention to former Hollyoakes star Ricky Whittle and Lyriq Bent, for bringing the sexy to our screens.... Other discussions includes Jay pondering work colleague Vs friends in the office. Whilst Mo takes a quick diversion into diversity in the boardroom. Highlight of the WEEK: Crazy Rich Asians!!! join the discussion, its always great to hear from you. “#ColourOutTheBox”Twitter: @colourouttheboxInstagram: @colourouttheboxEmail us your thoughts, feedback and questions: ColourOutTheBox@gmail.comVisit the website for all things, colourful ColourOutTheBox.comRATE, REVIEW and SUBSCRIBE, your review will be featured on the show.Music by: Nangdo “1st 2 Know “
Mo and Nathan ( @DjImpulseV1) breakdown the recent events on the timeline: Nike and Colin Kaepernick (Just Do It).Serena Williams. Cardi Vs Nicki at New York Fashion week. Tess Holiday, Cosmopolitan cover.We continue our previous conversation about female rappers. EP 19: A STORM IN A TEACUP https://soundcloud.com/colouroutthebox/ep-19-a-storm-in-a-teacupDiversity and body positivity in advertising, what represents an healthy body image? oin the discussion, its always great to hear from you. “#ColourOutTheBox”Twitter: @colourouttheboxInstagram: @colourouttheboxEmail us your thoughts, feedback and questions: ColourOutTheBox@gmail.comVisit the website for all things, colourful ColourOutTheBox.comRATE, REVIEW and SUBSCRIBE, your review will be featured on the show.Music by: Nangdo “1st 2 Know “
On this weeks episode Mo and Jay discuss:The drama around planning a group trip.Cheap holidays and “staycations”.Budget airlines and cabin baggage horrors. Hope you are enjoying the bank holiday weekend, why not join the discussion, its always great to hear from you. “#ColourOutTheBox”Twitter: @colourouttheboxInstagram: @colourouttheboxEmail us your thoughts, feedback and questions: ColourOutTheBox@gmail.comVisit the website for all things, colourful ColourOutTheBox.comRATE, REVIEW and SUBSCRIBE, your review will be featured on the show.Music by: Nangdo “1st 2 Know “
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Alex

Love this podcast. Down to earth laid back chat from Black women and men of the diaspora in the UK.

May 28th
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