‘Elephant Diaries’ — Episode 2: Black Womanhood, Black British Girlhood, Coconuts, Colourism, Anger

Watch epis­ode two of ‘Ele­phant Diar­ies’, the fort­nightly web­ser­ies by writer, blog­ger, and poet, Siana Bangura.

In this epis­ode Siana offers insight into sec­tion two of ‘Ele­phant’, the debut col­lec­tion of poetry by Siana Bangura. What is it like to be a migrant? What does a Black Brit­ish Girl­hood look like? What does it mean to be a ‘coconut’? How do we come to accept the mul­ti­pli­city of the Black Brit­ish exper­i­ence? How do we util­ise anger and turn it into some­thing pos­it­ive?

Watch epis­ode two to find out!

‘Ele­phant’ will be out world­wide on 21st May 2016.

‘Ele­phant Diar­ies’ is a series filmed and edited by Troy James Aidoo.

To find out more, vis­it: www.sianabangura.com

And to dis­cuss, tweet and fol­low Siana at www.twitter.com/sianaarrgh

#This­IsEle­phant

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Catch Epis­ode One here. 

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Rishma Dhaliwal

Rishma Dhaliwal

Edit­or / PR Con­sult­ant at No Bounds
Rish­ma Dhali­wal has extens­ive exper­i­ence study­ing and work­ing in the music and media industry. Hav­ing writ­ten a thes­is on how Hip Hop acts as a social move­ment, she has spent years research­ing and con­nect­ing with artists who use the art form as a tool for bring­ing a voice to the voice­less. Cur­rently work­ing in TV, Rish­ma brings her PR and media know­ledge to I am Hip Hop and oth­er pro­jects by No Bounds.

About Rishma Dhaliwal

Rishma Dhaliwal
Rishma Dhaliwal has extensive experience studying and working in the music and media industry. Having written a thesis on how Hip Hop acts as a social movement, she has spent years researching and connecting with artists who use the art form as a tool for bringing a voice to the voiceless. Currently working in TV, Rishma brings her PR and media knowledge to I am Hip Hop and other projects by No Bounds.

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