Watch and Listen

We've gathered a range of podcasts and videos that might be of interest to anyone interested in BAME representation in society and education.

If you'd like to recommend any content to be added to these pages, please get in touch with us.

Education specific

A Conversation about Inequality - Episode One with Sharifa Lee (podcast episode)

Anti-racism: a whole school responsibility (video)

BAME leadership: how do we make it more representative in schools? - We Are In Beta (podcast episode)

Collaborative support webinar (video)

Create curriculums which are diverse and inclusive - Bansi Kara (video)

Critical Mass - BAME Leadership in Education - We Are In Beta (podcast episode)

Critical Race Theory with David Gillborn (podcast episode)

Decolonising Education: Let's talk about it! (YouTube channel)

Decolonising the curriculum (YouTube channel)

Decolonise the curriculum (video)

Decolonising the curriculum - Melz Owusu - TEDx (video)

Decolonise the curriculum music conference (video)

#DiverseEd conference playlist (YouTube channel)

Diversifying and decolonising a curriculum (video)

Diversity in education (podcast)

EWBpod - Educating While Black Podcast (podcast series)

Educating for Justice (ResearchED video)

Educating While Black (podcast series)

Fast Forward Diversity Inclusion 9 August 2020 (video)

How have schools failed Black girls? (video)

One Bristol Curriculum : Students' Voice (video)

Race and Children’s Literature with Darren Chetty and Lisa Stephenson Talking Race (podcast episode)

Race in Education with Kauser Jan and Daniel Kebede - Talking Race (podcast episode)

Recruiting a Diverse Team (video)

Rethinking the Curriculum - BBC Radio 3

Talking Race (podcast series)

The assistant headteachers aiming to increase BAME representation - BBC

The Black Curriculum (podcast series)

The Black Curriculum (YouTube channel)

The impact of Covid-19 on the BAME community – supporting staff and pupils - NAHT (video)

The language of power and inequality in education and leadership (BBC)

The shocking truth of racism in British schools (podcast episode)

What Does a Black History Curriculum Look Like? (BBC)

What it means to our students to have diverse leadership in our schools (Twitter video thread)

White Ally - We Are In Beta (podcast episode)

Why is my curriculum white? UCL (video)

Why representation really matters - Aisha Thomas - TEDx (video)

#InThisTogether – Supporting Black and Asian women in the profession (video)

Audio, Podcasts, Radio

About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge (podcast)

Afua Hirsch with David Olusoga - The Penguin Podcast

Akala and David Olusoga, Striking the Empire

Akala: race and class in the ruins of empire (podcast episode)

Black British History - BBC Radio 3

Black Gals Livin - Two girls from London and Essex chatting about mental health, pop culture and random shenanigans (podcast)

Black Lives Matter - the story of a slogan

Black radicalism with Kehinde Andrews - History Extra

Brené Brown with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist

Brit(ish) (podcast)

British Black Panthers - BBC Radio 4

British Empire's Legacy - BBC Radio 4

Byooti - Black culture, Black politics and Black entertainment (podcast)

Children and racism (BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour - from 26:45)

Code switch - race in your face (podcast - US)

Come through - essential conversations about race in America (podcast - US)

David Olusoga on the Windrush generation - History Extra

Good Ancestor - Layla Saad (podcast - US)

Great writers inspire at home - some of the best writers working in and beyond the UK into conversation with readers to discuss reading, writing, and how literature shapes our perceptions of the world and our identities within it (podcast)

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Culture - BBC Radio 4

Hey, girl. - uniting the voices of phenomenal women near and far. Created with sisterhood and storytelling in mind, author Alex Elle sits down with people who inspire her. (podcast - US)

Hijabi half hour (podcast)

I can't be racist - BBC Radio 4

Identity Politics - race, gender and muslims in America (podcast - US)

In search of Black History with Bonnie Greer

Institute of Race Relations: Race and Class Radio

June Sarpong talks diversity and the British class system (podcast episode)

Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast - movement voices, stories, and strategies for racial justice (podcast)

No country for brown men - a podcast about being British, being Asian, and not being a doctor, lawyer or accountant (podcast)

No country for young women - Life, love and work in a white man's world. Let's help each other figure it out! (podcast)

On the Road - topics that affect Gypsy, Roma, Traveller communities such as discrimination, housing, health and education (podcast)

Oxford University - racism (podcast episodes)

Pod for the cause - from the leadership conference on civil and human rights (podcast - US)

Pod save the people - activism, social justice, culture and politics (podcast - US)

Race and Racism with Kehinde Andrews

Say your mind (podcast)

Seeing white - whiteness (podcast - US)

The dangers of whitewashing black history (US)

The Echo Chamber - The Irish independent news, politics and culture podcast that doesn't take itself too seriously (podcast)

The Native Immigrants - topics and issues within the British Asian community (podcast)

The Stoop - stories from across the black diaspora (podcast - US)

This is Spoke - (podcast)

The Windrush generation - History Extra

Travellers - BBC Radio 4

Ways to Change the World with Krishnan Guru-Murthy (podcast)

We need to talk about the British Empire - Afua Hirsch

What does Windrush mean now? - BBC Radio 4

White Privilege - Racial Ambiguity - BBC Radio 4

Why The Windrush Scandal Was No Accident - from ‘The British Dream’ by VICE

Windrush: the scandal isn't over - The Guardian

Witness Black History - BBC (podcast)

Yellow Bee Pod - Exploring the highs and lows of the East and South East Asian diaspora experience (podcast)

Yo, is this racist? (podcast - US)


10 Documentaries To Watch About Race Instead Of Asking A Person Of Colour To Explain Things For You

10 great black British films

1500 and counting film

An interview with the founders of Black Lives Matter - TED

Angela Davis: women, race and class in the post-Trump era - Southbank Centre

Black and British: A Forgotten History

Darren Chetty at 'The Thriving Child'

David Olusoga - James MacTaggart Lecture 2020 (video)

Deconstructing White Privilege with Dr. Robin Di Angelo

Do You See Me? A conversation among friends about bridging the racial divide

How to Challenge Inequality with Elif Shafak & Afua Hirsch (video)

Hush we came on Windrush

Ibram X. Kendi on "How to Be an Antiracist"

Karen and Isaac on racism

Michaela Coel at Edinburgh Festival

Psychosis of whiteness

The danger of a single story - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - TED

Turn Performative Wokeness Into Allyship - Jezebel

What happens when I try to talk race with white people