25 episodes

Grab a cocktail and join three women in a brunch style podcast exploring the fun, crazy and tough topics surrounding the black community and culture. New episodes every Sunday! Keep the conversation live by using the hashtag #BrunchAndBantuPod and following @brunchandbantu on Instagram/Twitter.

Brunch & Bantu Knots Podcast Brunch & Bantu Knots

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Grab a cocktail and join three women in a brunch style podcast exploring the fun, crazy and tough topics surrounding the black community and culture. New episodes every Sunday! Keep the conversation live by using the hashtag #BrunchAndBantuPod and following @brunchandbantu on Instagram/Twitter.

    ”When I grow up, I want to be....”

    ”When I grow up, I want to be....”

    In this episode, we discuss the childhood dreams we had, achieving/letting them go, and the pressures that can be placed upon us to achieve our dreams or that of our parents. We also reflect on how we deal with failure in day to day to life.


    What in the world segment:


    Cyber flashing.

    New Bill empowers the British govt to remove citizenship without notice.

    Britney is Free but conservatorship remains a systemic issue.


    Question of the week segment?


    What is the most useless thing you learnt in school?


    As always make sure to keep the conversation going by using the hashtag #brunchandbantu and following @brunchandbantu on Instagram/Twitter.


    • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brunchandbantu/
    • Twitter: https://twitter.com/brunchandbantu

    • 1 hr 10 min
    ”No.” is a complete sentence

    ”No.” is a complete sentence

    Hi people! Thank you for tuning into Brunch & Bantuknots podcast again! We hope you enjoy this new episode.


    Some of you may have seen on our Instagram stories that we've changed things up a little. We've introduced new segments to break things up... so our podcast will now look like this;


    Main Topic - We'll discuss a single topic as usual, this week being Consent & Boundaries

    What in the world ? - We'll talk about what's currently in the news or trending topics 

    ? Question of the week - We'll answer 1 random question - feel free to send us some @brunchandbantu on Twitter or Instagram. 

    • 44 min
    S.A.D and self care

    S.A.D and self care

    Hello again! We are back from a much needed long break from recording. There are a few changes to the podcast, including one big change, however thanks for tuning in this week!


     


    This week we had chat about the season change and how it can affect moods and state of minds. We talked a little about the reality of dealing with this.


    #sadgirlseason


     


    We'll be back again with a new episode on 14/11 - Please stayed tuned in!

    • 48 min
    Summer Events, Cocktails and Reddit Dilemmas

    Summer Events, Cocktails and Reddit Dilemmas

    Hi again !


    Thanks for much for joining us for another episode of Brunch and Bantuknots Podcast! This week we took a break from more serious topics. We hope you enjoy listening to this episode. As always, Please do share the podcast where you can so we can reach more people!


     


    You can find us on @Brunchandbantu on Twitter and Instagram


     


    #brunchandbantupod

    • 54 min
    Don't Touch My Hair

    Don't Touch My Hair

    Thanks so much for tuning into this week's episode. We hope you enjoy, and take something from it. Let us know what you think on our socials. Happy Sunday !


     


    Episode outline:


    4:30 Introduce your bonnet slowly to your man ?


    7:30 - 18:30 - Likening black women's hair to that of animals
    Don't touch our hair


    18:30 - 27:00 - Institutional discrimination


    27:00 - 44:00 - Are we shackled to Eurocentric hair?
    Anti - black beauty standards (Misogynoir)


    44:00 - 52:30 - All UK hair courses must now include Afro hair
    Getting hair done by Auntys


    52:30 - End - Your questions and messages


    __________


    As always make sure to keep the conversation going by using the hashtag #brunchandbantu and following @brunchandbantu on Instagram/Twitter.


    • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brunchandbantu/
    • Twitter: https://twitter.com/brunchandbantu

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Diversity in the Creative Industry ft. Natalie Edward-Yesufu

    Diversity in the Creative Industry ft. Natalie Edward-Yesufu

    On today’s episode we’re joined by an incredible guest, Natalie Edwards-Yesufu. A British multi-award nominated producer and entrepreneur in the creative industry. Natalie’s work focuses on championing diversity in the creative industry through supporting talent from ethnic minority backgrounds in the UK, particularly in the acting and script writing field. 


    In this conversation, we explore Natalie’s journey, her contrasting experience between America and the UK, why diverse representation matters and how creatives can best navigate the industry in the UK. Natalie also shares more about her companies which have birthed a few well-known script writers, advice on tackling imposter syndrome and more. We hope you enjoy the wisdom she shares! 


     


    Find Out More about Natalie + Her Platforms:


    Transition Stage Company: transitionstagecompany.com

    Script Writing Competitions: Enter Stage Write

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Transitionstagecompany 

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/TSC_COMPANY 

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/transitionstagecompany/ 

    Check out Natalie Yesufu on Youtube.


     


    Episode Breakdown:


    06:50 - Natalie’s Background + Journey


    09:30 - UK vs. America - The Creative Industry


    13:30 - Representation Matters (Amplified)


    19:50 - Transition Stage Company + Enter Stage Write(Script Writing Competitions)


    33:05 - Advice for Imposter Syndrome


    43:38 - Advice for Creatives


     


    As always make sure to keep the conversation going by using the hashtag #brunchandbantu and following @brunchandbantu on Instagram/Twitter.


    • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brunchandbantu/
    • Twitter: https://twitter.com/brunchandbantu

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

EBoddy ,

Five stars

Intelligent, thought provoking discussions around heritage and culture.

Kwabena G ,

Putting Northerners on the Map! 😆

Great podcast. These girls are taking it back to basics. The pod is honest, reliable & hilarious! Will definitely be tuning in every week. Keep it up girls x

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