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1Xtra Talks Special - George Floyd and Black Lives Matter

A special edition of 1Xtra Talks where we discuss George Floyd's tragic death with Seani B and DJ Ace (Originally broadcast on 2 June 2020).

Maurice (Seani B), Ashley (DJ Ace) and guests host a two-hour 1Xtra Talks special where we’ll hear the views and opinions of our listeners on George Floyd's tragic death, the recent events in the US and the broader topic of racial injustice and the Black community.

The two share their frank and honest experiences as black men in the UK, their concerns when raising young black sons during this time and how this most recent US death has given communities and industries a big wake up call.

Maurice & Ashley was joined by Nadine White (HuffPost UK), Siana Bangura (Black Lives Matter UK), Donovan Thompson (GrapeVine TV), June Sarpong (BBC Director of Creative Diversity), Che Lingo (Hip Hop artist), Jeremiah Asiamah (1Xtra DJ) and more...

Originally broadcast on 2 June 2020.

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1 hour, 49 minutes

Music Played

  • Little Simz

    Is This Freedom?

  • Che Lingo

    My Block

  • Swiss

    I Can't Breathe

Broadcasts

  • Tue 2 Jun 2020 18:00
  • Mon 17 May 2021 01:00

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