Diasporadicals

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Get to know us as we discuss our backgrounds, share travel stories, cross-cultural interactions with non-Africans and answer the question "Where Are You Really From?"
We're back with some new guests, Mimi and Dai-dai discussing relationships with significantly older men! This may be completely acceptable in some cultures/generations, but also taboo in others! Join us as we share our stories and opinions on the subject! #oldermen #datingoldermen #agedifference #ageeintnothingbutanumber #grooming #generation #blackpodcasts #africa #blackpodmagic #podsincolor #podin #spotifypodcasts #african #immigrants #africanimmigrants #africanrelationships #supportblackpodcasts #blackexperience #diasporadicals #DiasporadicalsPod #africanpodcasts 
We bring along our siblings to settle our sibling rivalries once and for all. From first borns to last borns and the forgotten middle children, there are expectations and stereotypical behaviours in African expat families. Join us for a fun episode feat Kezie, Fido & Tombo.  #blackpodcasts #africa #blackpodmagic #podsincolor #podin #spotifypodcasts #family #african #immigrants #africanimmigrants #familydynamics #africanfamily #firstborn #lastborn #supportblackpodcasts #blackexperience #diasporadicals #DiasporadicalsPod #siblings #brothers #sisters #siblingrivalry #siblings #africanpodcasts 
We bring on the gents to achieve our gender diversity quota to talk #Romance ahead of #ValentinesDay weekend. DrK and James share their thoughts with us on how African romantic culture has been influenced by the West, what romance means for African expats and along gendered lines. We also chat love languages, and explore what romance means in Africa and how love is expressed. Check out Jame's IG @Thelowgicompany to discover diabetic friendly food and drinks to support a #blackownedbusiness Share your ideas on what romance means to you and how much of that is of an African influence. Share the podcast with your lovers, families and friends.  #blackpodcasts #podsincolor #podin #africanimmigrants #romance #valentinesday #valentines #vday #14Feb #relationships #genderwars #diaspora #Africa #Africans #society #culture #supportblackpodcasts #blackpodcasts #africanhistory #blackbritishpodcasts  #africanhistory #blackpodcasters #blackpodcastnetwork #blackgirlmagic #podcastersofcolor #blackbritishpodcasts #podin #podsincolor #lovelanguages #blackownedbusiness #lowgicompany #diabetes #bob
It's cold in London. Are you coping with the winter wherever you are? We talk about our experience of the winter months in contrast to the climate we grew up in. We discuss how we adjusted, what we learnt about looking after ourselves in the cold winters of the west.  #blackpodcasts #africa #blackpodmagic #podsincolor #podin #spotifypodcast #winter #african #immigrants #africanimmigrants #SAD #mentalhealth #vitaminD #seasonaffectivedisorder #supportblackpodcasts #blackexperience #diasporadicals #DiapsoradicalsPod 
Well, well, well. Ladies, enbies & gents of the soil, we have a new banana republic aka shit-hole country in the mix. Join us as we recall the shenanigans that led to the madness that is the Capitol Hill Insurrection in the USA. We just dey observe. #blackpodcasts #africa #blackpodmagic #podsincolor #podin #spotifypodcast #supportblackpodcasts #inauguration #bananarepublic #insurrection #trump #dictator #blackexperience #diasporadicals #DiapsoradicalsPod #racism #biden #harris #Uganda #bobiwhine #capitol #capitolhill #africa #bananarepublic   
We look through the final months of Trump's presidency and laugh as plenty of hilarious events took place and ask how similar his leadership was to Africa's leadership. We speak about @gathara's thread which you can find here: https://twitter.com/gathara/status/1322999903753220099   #blackpodcasts #africa #blackpodmagic
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It's Friday the 13th and we're back with further discussion of Lovecraft Country, all the way to the end of the season! we even go as far as to suggest story lines for season 2! What are your predictions? Let us know on email: Podcast@diasporadials.com ; Twitter: @diasporadicals ; Instagram: @diasporadicalspod #blackpodcasts #blackpodmagic #podsincolor #podin #supportblackpodcasts #lovecraftcountry #lovecraft #voodoo #juju #blackexperience #diasporadicals #DiapsoradicalsPod #wunmimosaku #jussiesmollett
Spoilers! It's a tough week so we're giving you something fun. We're talking about Lovecraft Country, a multi genre series set in the 1950's in Jim Crow era in America. We share our thoughts on the characters, favourite scenes and the nuances that we as diasporadicals still see today. Join us for a spooky, fun and excitement-filled episode!
We're back again with Dr. K talking about Hoteps this time! Who are they? What are they? and how they do? It seems we have some different views but feel the same kind of way! listen in for the gist!  
Meet the co-hosts, get to know what we're all about.
We're back with another "juicy" episode featuring a new Guest, Dr. K! We're discussing the mystical derriere A.K.A gluteus maximus, how we refer to it in our native languages and try to come up with the reason's why women's are larger than mens! We talk about the shift the booty's popularity as a beauty standard, and the extents some people will go to to achieve a certain look and wrap it up with a quiz. Listen in to find out who miserably failed!
We're back! Now that the #BlackIsKing hype has simmered, we are joined by the silky voiced @HowABoutBeth to discuss Beyonce's latest work and it's ties to Africa. Let us know how you feel!    
#Blacklivesmatter brought an important conversation around supporting black businesses. In this episode, we explain the origins of Black Wall Street and how it represents an important time for the emergence of the “Black economy” in America. Exploring how during the present time, a lot of big companies and notable individuals lent their voices into supporting and uplifting this cause. A few made huge differences and others pretended to care.   The education a lot of us received via social media about White-owned companies profiting from Black faces and list of Black-owned vs White-owned hair company was not left out. Finally, we gave a shout out to some of our favourite Black-owned businesses both in the UK and across the diaspora.   Our girl Nylah Natural hooked us up with a 30% discount for all our listeners. Go to https://www.nylahsnaturals.com/ and enter DIASPORA at checkout to receive your discount.   #DiasporadicalsPodcast #dopeblackpods #PodsInColor #BlackPodMagic #podcastuk #WeNeedToTalkAboutThis #Diasporadicals #supportblackpodcast#WeNeedToTalkAboutThis #Diasporadicals #ThirdCultureKid #African #wocpod #RealTalk #wocpodcast #podcastersofinstagram #equality #pride #podcastuk #femalepodcasters #podcast #podcastingwhileblack #podcast #Blacklivesmatter #supportblackbusinesses #blackcommunity #blackhistory 
We’re back with a meaty episode, we’re talking about non-conventional relationships. This was sparked by the conversation around the nature of Will & Jada’s relationship. We explore monogamy vs non-monogamy, why people choose different kinds of relationships and their benefits and complications from the lens of the past and the present. The wonderful Esther Perel, masculine terrorism, Umoja village (the village with no men). But are you entangled conventionally? #DiasporadicalsPodcast #dopeblackpods #PodsInColor #BlackPodMagic #podcastuk #WeNeedToTalkAboutThis #Diasporadicals #supportblackpodcast#WeNeedToTalkAboutThis #Diasporadicals #ThirdCultureKid #African #wocpod #RealTalk #wocpodcast #podcastersofinstagram #equality #pride  #podcastuk #femalepodcasters #podcast #podcastingwhileblack #podcast #relationships #futureofrelationships #consentualentanglement #conventionalrealtionships #unconventionalrelationships
We discuss some of the social pressures we have had from friends, family and society to "Settle down" and "Get Married", then "Have kids!". We also talk about what we think about single life and our perspectives towards traditional assumptions of an African Woman's course of life. Listen in to learn about our radical thoughts on these matters!
We continue discussing the #BlackLivesMatter movement, particularly in the UK. We dissect the recent cancellations of the #BlackLivesMatter protests in London as a result of the statue defenders who stormed into London to fight the police and make Hitler salutes. The events surrounding the statues being defaced, toppled and protected more than doctors and nurses were during COVID-19, Priti Patel makes a feature in this episode and we don’t have anything positive to say about her. We close the episode with disbelief, laughter and hope. To find out how you can support causes around the world for the fight against white supremacy, systematic racism & social injustice, please visit https://bit.ly/3f10qB8
Black Lives Matter is a topic that is close to our hearts which we discuss extensively in this episode. Touching on our personal experiences of race in the UK, we dissect what it means to be or not be an “ally”, black celebrities & influencers that have stood up for the cause, social media algorithms & hash tags that push the movement, the NFL, UCL & other organisations back tracking & finally the uncomfortable topic of race with a non-Black partner. To find out how you can support causes around the world for the fight against systematic racism & social injustice, please visit https://bit.ly/3f10qB8 Correction: we mistakenly called Virgil Abloh the editor of British Vogue in this episode, when he is in fact the CEO of Off-White. Apologies for the mix-up, especially to the actual editor of BV.  #blacklivesmatter #AhmaudArbery #GerorgeFloyd #BreonnaTaylor #BellyMujinga #dopeblackpods #PodsInColor #BlackPodMagic #supportblackpodcast #podcastuk #WeNeedToTalkAboutThis #Diasporadicals #runningwhileblack #birdingwhileblack #sleepingwhileblack #ThirdCultureKid #African #wocpod #realtalk #mentalhealth #ally #interracialcouples
We talk about the good & bad habits we’re developing during lockdown. Fitness, fatness and self-care. We review the story of Ahmaud Arbery and running while black! We also talk about being comfortable running in public; divorces during the Covid lockdown; vitamin D appointments; butt stuff, sex toys for men and wrap up with some sage advice from our presenters!  #dopeblackpods #PodsInColor #BlackPodMagic #supportblackpodcast #podcastuk #WeNeedToTalkAboutThis #AhmaudArbery #Diasporadicals #runningwhileblack #ThirdCultureKid #African #wocpod #realtalk #mentalhealth
We discuss Western media coverage of Covid-19 in Africa and racist comments about testing the vaccine in Africans. We talk about the backlash these comments have created amongst Africans, and how this may be tied to the widespread mistrust of Western medicine. We also share stories, superstitions and conspiracy theories that have arisen during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In this episode, we discuss China's history in Africa, the socio-economic relationship between China and Africa and who stands to benefit. We focus on the mistreatment of African expats living in China during Covid-19, the public outcry of the viral videos of this discrimination, China’s denial, lack of responsibility and how our leaders have reacted or not reacted. We delve into the origin of the word “Chinese Virus” and how it links the black community, racism, Jungle justice & retaliation. And finally, we wrap up with the question: "But how can Africa stop being China's bitch?"
In this episode we’re talking food!  From Africa’s West to East to South, food brings us together.  Some people have said that the reason we have the novel coronavirus is because of wet markets in China where bats/pangolins are sold for human consumption. So, what weird things do you eat in your culture?  We talked wine, mandazi, festival, biltong, swallows, Rolex, termites, meat, okra, fish eyes, Efo riro, chicken feet & mophane worms.  We somehow also ended up talking about winter, betrayal, koala chlamydia & bias towards the Scottish!
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Podcast Details

Created by
Diasporadicals
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Apr 15th, 2020
Latest Episode
Feb 25th, 2021
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
22
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
Yes
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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