Listen to the May 2017 Ujima Green and Black radio show with a minute of silence for those left torn by the Manchester bombing. Jazz and Zakiya chat about wellbeing in-studio with Lynn Mareno of RISE Women and Kamina Walton from the Rising Agency. Also, listen to audio from the Ujima Talks: Justice For Judah …
Black Beatle: LORD WOODBINE There was a young man from Trinidad who went to England on the celebrated Empire Windrush ship. He played steel pan and sang calypso. He helped build the creative counter-culture that put Liverpool 8 on the post-World War 2 art map. He was the first singer-songwriter the Beatles ever met. His …
Rosa Hui, Director of the Bristol and Avon Chinese Women’s Group chats with Zakiya Mckenzie for the Green and Black Radio show on Ujima 98FM Bristol in 2017.
In this interview from Ujima Green and Black Show, Zoe Banks-Gross of Kiddical Mass tell us why she is often seen zipping around Bristol on her bicycle.
The Grio Sound on Ujima 98FM this week features an interview with reggae artiste Protoje before his performance at the O2 Academy Bristol 2016. Zakiya asks his views on PM David Cameron’s recent trip to Jamaica, what are his ‘green’ practices and the evolution of Rastafari. Candid and comfortable, Protoje speaks his mind
Kathrada spent 18 years as a political prisoner on Robben Island and another eight at Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison in Cape Town for his anti-apartheid activism. He was a very close friend of former President Nelson Mandela and upon his release, was elected to parliament.
Rogers Cooke designed many theatres and cinemas in Gauteng and the creative crowd followed him to Auckland Park. Everyone who was anyone in the arts and entertainment industry seemed to have a connection with the spot.
If the name Kasrils rings a bell it’s because Andy is the son of anti-apartheid struggle veterans Ronnie and Eleanor Kasrils. His family, ANC exiles, left South Africa for the United Kingdom in the 1960’s and didn’t return until 1994 when his father accepted the position of Deputy Minister of Defence in Nelson Mandela’s government.
The first people to settle in the Johannesburg area in large numbers seem to have been Iron Age Tswana-speakers. These early ‘Joburgers’ came from the Magaliesburg Valley north of Johannesburg about 800 years ago, though they probably came from northern Tanzania over 1 500 years ago.
The process that will be used to extract the gas – hydraulic fracturing, or ‘fracking’ – is carried out by drilling deep into the earth and injecting hundreds of millions of litres of a high-pressure mixture of water, sand and chemicals into shale rock, which in turn releases shale gas. The flow-back liquid from this process is highly radioactive.