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George The Poet on Black Culture

As part of the BBC World News Identity season, George the Poet explores the meaning of black culture in four spoken word chapters.

In this episode of Artsnight and as part of BBC World News' Identity season, George the Poet explores the meaning of black culture in four spoken word chapters and asks what black culture is. Racheal Ofori opens up some black female stereotypes, Linton Kwesi Johnson and Dennis Bovell look back at the beginnings of dub poetry, Professor Paul Gilroy explains some of the history of black diasporas, and Akala likens rap to the works of Shakespeare.

30 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter George the Poet
Series Producer Matthew Springford
Executive Producer Janet Lee
Producer George Cathro
Director George Cathro

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