George Floyd’s brutal murder at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis has ignited a global conversation about structural racism in America. But how does Britain compare today? And how far have we really come in reconciling our dark colonial past?
Blaine sits down with author Nikesh Shukla, named by Time Magazine as ‘’one of the twelve leaders shaping the next generation of artists’’ to find out how ‘The Good Immigrant’ has helped change the face of publishing in the UK, and receives a surprise visit from a familiar face.
This week’s opening thought features journalist and author Reni Eddo-Lodge reading from her No.1 bestseller ‘Why I’m no longer talking to white people about Race’, recorded especially for TWFF.
At the end of this episode you will hear ‘Screwdriver’ from Mystery Jets’ critically-acclaimed new album ‘A Billion Heartbeats’. You can buy and stream the album here.
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