A Podcast on Racial Inequality & Sexism in the UK
Podcast by "Woke"! Up
In today's episode, we talk in detail about the Black Lives Matter protests and focus on Emma's personal racist experiences as a Black woman navigating through covert racism in the UK during this time. We also discuss performative allyship in action, white guilt, unlearning and what resources to go to to re-educate. Support on our our Patreon Page https://www.patreon.com/wokeuppodcast Follow the conversation on social media by + Following us on Insta https://www.instagram.com/wokeuppodcast + Listen on the go at Spotify https://sptfy.com/wokeuppodcast Graphics & editing by @Esther_delphi Music by @Esther_Delphi and Akara Etteh
EPISODE 2 In today's episode, we discuss where we got our ideas of what love and romance looked like, how that affected us growing up, what we observed around us and the impact that has had on us as adults. Follow the conversation on social media by + Following us on Insta https://www.instagram.com/wokeuppodcast + Listen on the go at Spotify https://sptfy.com/wokeuppodcast Graphics & editing by @Esther_delphi Music by @Esther_Delphi and Akara Etteh
“Woke” Up! is a brand-new podcast from two interracial friends, Emma from London and Esther from Lincolnshire. We discuss our experiences of growing up as a Black and white woman in different cities in the UK through the narrative of our friendship over the past decade. We speak about EV👏🏾 ERY👏🏾THING from our growth into womanhood, the trials and tribulations we both face in day-to-day life – from Emma’s experience of racism and the parallels in sexism, we have created this podcast to offer an insight into our journeys and what we have learnt along the way. Navigating important topics of growing up in our retrospective cities, family life, dating, the issues we are confronted with in the work place, travelling, establishing boundaries with the outside world and the journey of finding our voices. Our relationship has been such a blessed vehicle for transformation with baaaaare laughter along the way. The ideas and information we share are our personal experiences told through our loving expression of our friendship and support of one another. And we’re super “woke” so take what we say as gospel, INNIT!