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“Anthems” is a collection of original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems, and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional people, that celebrate and contemplate what it means to be human.

Our beauty, our failures, our rich heritage, our rage, and our power. Proving that there is more that binds us together than sets us apart.

These Are Our Anthems.

#AnthemsPride #AnthemsHome #AnthemsWomen #AnthemsBlack
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Raymond Antrobus is a poet, editor and educator. He was one of the first recipients of the MA in Spoken Word Education from Goldsmiths University, and has held fellowships from Cave Canem, Complete Works iii and Jerwood Compton Poetry, as well as residencies in deaf and hearing schools around London. Raymond is a founding member of the spoken-word collective Chill Pill, the Keats House Poets Forum and a board member at The Poetry School. This is his first published short story.  His word of the day is BOYS.  Full transcript of episode available here   CW: This episode contains discussion of themes that some listeners may find distressing.  CONNECT WITH RAYMOND:  I: @raymond_antrobus T: @RaymondAntrobus   #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.  Resources: Victim Support Independent charity offering support for people affected by crime or traumatic events.  Phone: 0808 1689 111 (24/7) Website: https://www.victimsupport.org.uk (24/7 live chat) Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline to discuss things including sexuality, gender identity, and emotional wellbeing. Website w/chat: https://switchboard.lgbt  Phone: 0300 330 0630 (Every day 10am - 10pm) Survivors UK – Male Rape and Sexual Abuse Support A range of support options to help those who identify as men recover from experiences of sexual abuse or rape. National Helpline: 0845 122 1201 Website: https://www.survivorsuk.org  Webchat available Monday-Sunday 12:00 - 20:00 CALM CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35. Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight) Website: www.thecalmzone.net
Jaja Muhammad is a producer at Broccoli Content. She formerly worked as a radio journalist and music radio producer.  Her word of the day is DURABILITY.    CONNECT WITH JAJA:  I: @jaja__muhammad T: @jaja__muhammad   #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.
Charlie Dark is a DJ, writer and the founder of Run Dem Crew, an alternative running club made up of creative minds. Committed to the change and upliftment of the next generation, Run Dem Crew works closely with young people across London providing mentoring and advice along with the opportunity to explore London in a safe, unique, positive and supportive environment. His word of the day is LEADERSHIP.  CONNECT WITH CHARLIE:  I: @daddydarkrdc T: @daddydarkrdc   #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.
Tiwalola Ogunlesi is a confidence coach, speaker and the founder of Confident and Killing It, a response to the generation cycle of low self-esteem amongst women and girls. So far, she’s equipped over 2500 women in London, Lagos, New York, Kigali and Johannesburg at The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy For Girls with the tools and knowledge they need to be confident.   CONNECT WITH TIWALOLA:  I: @tiwalowla T: @tiwalowla   #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.
Chris Jammer | GRIEF

Chris Jammer | GRIEF

2020-09-2106:08

Chris Jammer is a cambridge graduate, entrepreneur, TV personality, model, Charity Ambassador and active member of the BAME LGBTQ+ community. Chris is also the co-founder of one of the fastest growing Festivals in the UK, Strawberries & Creem, and at 26 was a nominee for Forbes Top 30 under 30. His word of the day is GRIEF.    CW: This episode contains themes some listeners may find upsetting.  CONNECT WITH CHRIS:  I: @chrisjammer T: @Chris_Jammer   #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.  Resources: Cruse Bereavement Care The leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Phone: 0808 808 1677 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) Website: www.cruse.org.uk Macmillan  Confidential support to people living with cancer and their loved ones. If you need to talk, we’ll listen. Phone: 0808 808 00 00 (7 days a week, 8am-8pm) Website: https://www.macmillan.org.uk
Charlie Brinkurst Cuff is a journalist and head of editorial at gal-dem. She is a Guardian freelancer, former weekend editor and writer at Dazed, and has written columns for the likes of the Observer, ipaper and Metro. She is the editor of the book ‘Mother Country: Real Stories of the Windrush Children, a leading exploration of the Windrush Generation. Charlie is also Scott Trust Bursary alumnus, and winner of the 2016 Georgina Henry Award for Innovation in Journalism.  Her word of the day is GOOD.  CONNECT WITH CHARLIE:  I: @charliebcuff T: @CharlieBCuff   #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.
Tony Phillips is the Chief Content Officer of Broccoli Content, as well as the former Vice President of On Demand Content at WNYC and Commissioning Editor at BBC Radio 4 and the World Service. His word of the day is SELFLESSNESS.    CONNECT WITH TONY:  I: @tonyphillips5789 T: @tonyphillips40   #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.
Moya Lothian-McLean is a journalist and producer. She specialises in features and opinion writing on politics, technology, pop culture, fitness, gender and race, and has worked across print digital, audio and video for some of the UK’s biggest media outlets, including the BBC, Huck Magazine, gal-dem and The Independent. Her word of the day is ROOTLESS. CONNECT WITH MOYA:  I: @moya_lm T: @mlothianmclean #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.
Jackson King | MANHOOD

Jackson King | MANHOOD

2020-09-1310:33

Jackson King is a writer and creative. Outside of work, he spends his time amplifying and initiating online conversations on race, gender, sexuality and fatphobia. As a black, transgender man, he's committed to facilitating and dreaming of modes of masculinity that reject patriarchy. His word of the day is MANHOOD.    CONNECT WITH JACKSON:  I: @itsjacksonbbz T: @itsjacksonbbz   #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.
Cat Burns | REFLECT

Cat Burns | REFLECT

2020-09-1105:411

Cat Burns is a singer songwriter. Since being featured as a 1XTRA ‘Track of The Week’ at the age of just 16, she’s gone to perform at and garner support from places such as BBC Introducing, Latitude Festival, CLASH Magazine and Sofar Sounds, and her second EP ‘Naive’ was released in 2019. Cat has also been awarded MSG London’s up and coming artist of the month award.  Her word of the day is REFLECT.    CONNECT WITH CAT:  I: @catburns T: @catburns   #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.
Munya Chawawa | THREAT

Munya Chawawa | THREAT

2020-09-0905:33

Munya Chawawa is a writer and comedy content creator. He shares his content across his Instagram, Tiktok, Youtube and Twitter platforms, featuring viral characters such as Jonny Oliver and Unknown P. After hosting on Reprezent Radio, he has gone on to host the BRIT award red carpet and international live stream in 2020, and has appeared on BBC One, Sky News, ITV, E4 and Radio 1Xtra. His word of the day is THREAT.    CONNECT WITH MUNYA:  I: @munyachawawa T: @munyachawawa   #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.
Axel Kacoutié is an award winning audio artist and poet. He is currently the composer and sound designer of the Guardian's daily news podcast, Today in Focus, and his work has been featured on the BBC, Channel 4 and NOWNESS.   His word of the day is ROOTED.    CONNECT WITH AXEL:  I: @axelkacoutie T: @AxelKacoutie   #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.
Anisa Farah | BLACK

Anisa Farah | BLACK

2020-09-0507:171

Anisa Farah is a content creator and presenter, platforming comedy sketches and videos on YouTube, TikTok and Instagram. Her work has led her to collaborate with brands such as Amazon Prime Video, Parlophone and Disney+. Anisa has hosted stages at Strawberries & Cream festival, and has presented an Instagram X Social Media Week panel talk to promote healthy behaviour on social platforms.  Her word of the day is BLACK.    CONNECT WITH ANISA:  I: @anisafarah_ T: @AnisaFarah_   #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.
Marvyn Harrison is the founder of Dope Black Dads, a digital safe space turned podcast which aims to change the narrative around black fathers through the lens of parenting, marriage, cohabiting, mental health, physical health, politics and more. His word of the day is LEADER.    CONNECT WITH MARVYN:  I: @marvynharrison T: @Marvyn_Harrison   #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.
Jade Anouka | LISTEN

Jade Anouka | LISTEN

2020-09-0107:58

Jade Anouka is an actor, writer, poet and director. She has performed on both stage and screen with credits including His Dark Materials, Cleaning Up and Turn Up Charlie and recently released her first short film as a writer, director and creator, HER & HER. Her first collection of poems, ‘Eggs On Toast’, was published by Poetry Space.  Her word of the day is LISTEN.  CONNECT WITH JADE:  I: @jadeanouka  T: @JadeAnouka #AnthemsBlack is a collection of 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional UK Black contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producers Bea Duncan and Jaja Muhammad. The artwork is by Mars West.
Broccoli Content is proud to present Anthems Black.  We bring you 31 Episodes, released every other day across September and October written and voiced by exceptional UK Black voices.  Featuring Afua Hirsch, Chris Jammer, Munya Chawawa, Jade Anouka, Charlie Brinkhurst Cuff, Temi Mwale, Raymond Antrobus and many many more. This is Anthems Black.
Introducing: #QueerAF

Introducing: #QueerAF

2020-07-0215:36

If you enjoyed Anthems Pride, we think you'll love #Queer AF by National Student Pride. Eve's story is the first episode of Season Four: "To prepare for my mum's gay wedding, I talked to her about sexuality for the first time". To listen to Part Two, search #QueerAF in podcast apps everywhere.
Lady Phyll is the co-founder and executive director of UK Black Pride. She is the executive director of Kaleidoscope, the UK’s leading LGBT rights charity, and is a patron for charity akt. She writes a column for DIVA magazine, and is the co-editor of SistaAnthology. Lady Phyll also sits on the Trade Union Congress’s race relations committee.  Her word of the day is Solidarity.  CONNECT WITH LADY PHYLL:  I: @ladyphyll T: @MsLadyPhyll   #AnthemsPride is a collection of 30 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional LGBTQI+ contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producer Bea Duncan. The artwork is by Mars West.
Dr Will Nutland is a doctor of public health, social researcher and activist. He co-founded Prepster, which aims to educate and agitate for PrEP access in England and beyond and The Love Tank, a not-for-profit promoting health of underserved communities. He is also an honorary assistant professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.  His word of the day is Gratitude.    CW: This episode contains discussion of violence and language which some listeners may find upsetting. CONNECT WITH DR WILL:  T: @DrWillN I: @dadbod_momjeans   #AnthemsPride is a collection of 30 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional LGBTQI+ contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producer Bea Duncan. The artwork is by Mars West.  Resources: Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline to discuss things including sexuality, gender identity, and emotional wellbeing. Website w/chat: https://switchboard.lgbt  Phone: 0300 330 0630 (Every day 10am - 10pm) Victim Support Independent charity offering support for people affected by crime or traumatic events.  Phone: 0808 1689 111 (24/7) Website: https://www.victimsupport.org.uk (24/7 live chat) PrEPster Aiming to educate and agitate for PrEP access in England and beyond. Website: https://prepster.info The Love Tank Community interest community promoting health and wellbeing of under served communities Website: http://thelovetank.info
Paula Akpan | UNFURL

Paula Akpan | UNFURL

2020-06-2905:00

Paula Akpan is a journalist and writer. She is also the co-creator of Black Girl Festival, an event created to amplify the voices and experiences of Black British women and girls through community based events. She has written for the likes of Teen Vogue, The Independent and VICE UK with work that centres around blackness, queerness and sexual & reproductive justice. Paula has also been listed as one of Forbes 100 Women Founders in Europe To Follow, and was on Elle’s 2019 game-changers list. Her word of the day is Unfurl.  CONNECT WITH PAULA:  I: @paulaakpan T: @paulaakpan   #AnthemsPride is a collection of 30 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional LGBTQI+ contributors. It was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown with producer Bea Duncan. The artwork is by Mars West.
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