Blacticulate

Blacticulate

United States

Blacticulate; Black stories, positive actions. This podcast sets out to interview Black African and Caribbean diaspora in the UK taking positive actions to change their circumstances. It explores why and how these individuals do what they do and the challenges they face.

Episodes

Episode 25 w/ Tony Supreme, Poet and Motivator  

In this episode we have Tony Supreme a youth worker, poet and all round inspiring man. We find out why he got into his line of work, but specifically how he did it so that you can too. If you find this episode (or any others) interesting please do rate it on iTunes and share it. As always thanks for listening, you guys are the best!

Episode 24 w/ Shenilee Hazell, Dentist  

In this episode we have Shenilee who talks about how to get into Dentistry and specifically what the challenges she faces as a Black woman in the industry. If this episode (or any other episodes for that matter) was interesting please do rate/review it on iTunes and/or share the content to those who may find it useful. And as always thanks for listening you guys are the best!

Episode 23 w/ Babs Atta-Krah, Fashion Designer  

In this episode with have Babs and boy can she talk - in the best way! - where she shares with us how Gingham Doll her Fashion brand started, what she has learned (and is still learning) and best of all what resources you could use to get started, too. If this episode (or any other episodes for that matter) was interesting please do rate/review it on iTunes and/or share the content to those who may find it entertaining/helpful. As always, thanks for listening and you guys are the best!

Episode 22 w/ Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor, Film Producer  

In this episode we have Joy, an award-winning producer with over seven years experience in producing corporate, commercials to features. She talks to Blacticulate about her daily struggles in the industry. Guys, we intend to get her back on the podcast and ask her specific 'how to' questions, so if you have any questions you'd like us to ask her then please get in touch via email - ask@blacticulate.com or twitter - @Blacticulate. And as always, if this episode (or any other episodes for that matter) was interesting please do rate it on iTunes, and do share the content to those who may benefit from it. You guys are the best!

Episode 21 w/ Sheila Ruiz, Head of Programmes  

This was another great episode where Sheila and Mangaliso (her newborn) give great advice on how to create a successful event, the challenges, internship platforms out there to help you start a career in Events management, and a whole lot more. If this episode (or any other episodes for that matter) is interesting please rate it on iTunes and do share the content to those who may benefit from it. As always your feedback on Blacticulate is very welcomed, to get in touch please email contact@blacticulate or via mainstream social media platforms

Episode 21 w/ Sheila Ruiz, Head of Programmes, RAS  

This was another great episode where Sheila (and her newborn) give great advice on how to create an event and the challenges, what platforms are out there to help you start a career in Events management, and a whole lot more. Please rate this episode on iTunes and share our content to those who may benefit from it. As always your feedback on Blacticulate is very welcomed, to get in touch please email contact@blacticulate or via mainstream social media platforms

Episode 20 w/ Renay Richardson, Content Manager  

In this episode we have Renay, Content Manager for Acast. First off we'd like to say that without Renay Blacticulate would not be on the Acast platform nor would it have started as soon as it did. Second, Renay shares her wealth of experience on how you can get a job in the Film and Podcast industry, too. Your feedback is invaluable so please give us some notes on 'contact@blacticulate.com' and if you would like to be featured please get in touch via Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter. Happy Listening

Episode 19 w/ Paul Henry, Business Mgmt Consultant  

In this episode Paul Henry, Business Management Consultant, gives us in a matter of fact way solid advice and resources should we wish to choose a Business Management Consultant path. If you like/dislike this episode please give us feedback why at 'contact@blacticulate.com'. And you can follow Blacticulate on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Episode 18 w/ Ejiro, Julian & Rotimi - Love?  

From the archives: we speak with Ejiro, Julian and Rotimi about dating scene, interracial relationships and physically learning (unlearning) to be attracted to all sorts. The conversation got loud, fun and controversial. Please give us feedback at 'contact@blacticulate.com', it is very welcomed as we want/need to improve, always. Oh and follow Blacticulate on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Episode 17 w/ Ike Okolie, CEO of Ascension  

Another great episode with Ike Okolie, Digital Strategist and founder of clothing brand Ascensions. We talk about our desire to help the black community in the little ways we can and what books he is reading that gives him a competitive advantage.

Episode 16 w/ Akara Etteh, Music Producer  

In this episode Akara tells us why Aaliyah needed to die, wait! It makes sense if you listen, how age ain't nothing but a number when it comes to making it as a musician and most importantly there's plenty of advice, resources and tip on how you can become a music producer, too. You can listen to the full music on the end credit: - http://smarturl.it/JMDP It was co-written with/performed by Jean-Mikhael: - https://twitter.com/Thejeanmikhael And produced by Akara Etteh

Episode 15 w/ Abiola Bankole, Afrokanist Magazine  

Hey guys, this is a short episode because we get right to the point. How does Abi, founder of Afrokanist, do what she does and how can she help you do the same? Listen to her generous advice, resources and tips.

Episode 14 w/ Gabrielle Smith, founder of The:nublk  

In this episode we speak to Gabrielle, the founder of The:nublk, which is a platform that showcases the work of contemporary creatives and content with a focus on Africa and the Diaspora. The conversation was such a blast as Gabrielle tells us how she began and teaches us the steps for us to create our version of The:nublk, too.

Episode 13 w/ Sena Mortoo, Business Owner (Tailoring Service)  

In this episode, Sena Mortoo, co-founder of Morts & More, talks about how being unhappy with a product (suits) gave rise of his business. He gives us advice on how to be unique (hint: it's all about customer service), diversify and present yourself in a market.

Episode 12 w/ CL-Q, Cult Storyteller  

In this episode Christopher Lutterodt-Quarcoo (25 yrs old), an exhibiting artist, designer, writer and award winning filmmaker (BFI Future Film Festival : Best Documentary), speaks about his journey, the benefits of university, how to brand yourself and much more.

Episode 11 w/ Linda Mbagwu, Business Owner (Recruitment)  

In this episode Linda Mbagwu (29 yrs old), owner of Adamine - a Healthcare recruitment agency, speaks about how she started her business, the dos and donts when dealing with recruiters and how to overcome inevitable hurdles in life.

Episode 10 w/ Solomon Akano, Actor  

In this episode Solomon discusses what it is like to be a Black Actor (the challenges and rewards) in the UK. Plus he shares some tips on how you can become a working (read: get paid) Actor, too.

Episode 9 w/ Julius Atuona, Business Owner (Accessories)  

In this episode we have Julius Atuona, co-founder of Nomadic People - a South East London premium handmade leather accessory brand, talk about how you can start your own fashion brand, too.

Episode 8 w/ Joshua Umoren, Business Owner (Tailoring)  

In this episode, Joshua Umoren, co-founder of Morts & More talks about the challenges of bringing their tailoring experience to a new audience and shares with us the lessons he has learnt and is still learning.

Episode 7 w/ Julian Obubo, PR manager  

In this episode with have Julian who speaks about how he got into PR, the realistic expectations of the role (news alert: it is nothing like Sex and the City) and why there are not enough BME in PR, UK. He is an insightful man and worth listening to.

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