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DTA Live is the online radio station brought to air by Decolonising The Archive. This podcast preserves the cream of the station's content for your listening pleasure.
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Fresh Off The Boat #1: Big Up Ruel Lactavia Spence!

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Community Spotlight: Preserving the Black Presence in the UK at the Black Cultural Archives w/ Rhoda Boateng
'Archives are fundamental to transforming our relationship to where we are now and how we got here.' In this episode of Community Spotlight Rhoda Boateng (Archives Supervisor at the Black Cultural Archives, Brixton) joins us to tell us more about her journey as a memory worker at the BCA and reflect on the importance of #blackarchives and #blackhistory in the light of the 2020 turbulence we are all experiencing.  This episode was first broadcast on DTA.LIVE RADIO on 18/08/20). For more essential programming exploring the Black experience across the African diaspora tune in now at: https://www.decolonisingthearchive.com/radio
34:18
August 23, 2020
Fresh Off The Boat #1: Big Up Ruel Lactavia Spence!
Big Up Ruel Lactavia Spence is a short radio play/provocation addressing the (mis)treatment of Africans from the Caribbean, the so-called WIndrush Generation, on their arrival to the UK. Touching on the contemporary concerns around the danger Covid-19 poses to people of African heritage, this short piece demonstrates the clear, and sometimes troubling legacies of Windrush in the present day. Fresh Off The Boat is a series of 8 radio plays bringing Windrush legacies into sharp focus through the issues of the moment. Black theatre collective African Tales From The Hip draw on archive collections from the Black Cultural Archives and their own personal experiences to bring some crucial conversations to the table.   Brought to you as part of Black Cultural Archives' Windrush programme, Fresh Off The Boat is written & directed by Connie Bell and co-produced by David Gilbert. With Thanks To ATFTH Actors: Oluchi Nwabuwa, Ricardo Bailey, Marica Cassandra, Whitney Asiegbu, Fisayo Run, Kwame Bentil, Olamide ‘Oddboy Ten’ Odubiyi, Rohan Roberts, Rose Briggs, Marlaena Herbert , Tesmond Rowe, Wesley Watson, Princess Ziah, Kharesa K Spence, Naomi Denny, Jonny Wiles.
10:04
June 23, 2020
COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT #2: Women In The Garvey Movement w/ Sister Nzingha Assata
Community Spotlight is a podcast shining a light on the people in our community making history now! In this episode we break bread with Sister Nzingha Assata, long time activist and author of the excellent 'Women In The Garvey Movement'. An unapologetic advocate for the advancement of the Pan-African nation, Sister Nzingha is passionate about the role of women in the struggle for Pan-African liberation past and present. Her book focuses on the often untold story of the women who helped make the UNIA a powerful force for change - a force whose message continues to inspire activists today.
46:06
June 10, 2020
COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT #1: Jamaica’s Response to COVID-19
COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Decolonising The Archive (DTA) presents a special message from the Jamaican High Commissioner addressing COVID-19, travel and other useful advice for Jamaicans in the UK. COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT is a new show on DTA.LIVE focussing on important information from and for African and Caribbean communities.
35:32
May 16, 2020
DON’T FORGET YOUR CULTURE #1: Decolonising The Caribbean Archive
The universe is a union of diversity - implying that one size cannot fit all. In a time when it was still possible to talk to someone face to face without the help of zoom, DTA.LIVE caught up with Dr Stanley Griffin at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica, to find out more about how Caribbean memory workers are developing methodologies for recognising, preserving and sharing history that makes sense to their communities.
1:02:41
May 3, 2020
Blk Tmrws/African Futures #1: Poolside View w/Nadeem Din Gabisi (Trailer)
Blk Tmrws/African Futures is a podcast and radio show exploring Afro/Diasporic futures through the work of our most gifted creators. In this episode Sam Gomez and Connie Bell break bread with Nadeem Din Gabisi; a polymath creator with the rare ability of being able to look beyond the form and into the function - but still bring the sauce. From his 'poolside view' of black masculinities to why he chose Salone pidgin for his contributions to Sampa The Great's 'Energy' the conversation paints an inspiring picture - a future where makers have the humility to connect to what has come before them and the presence of mind to understand the importance of art as a catalyst to transformation.
00:59
January 7, 2020
BLK TMRWS/AFRICAN FUTURES #1: Poolside View With Nadeem Din Gabisi
Blk Tmrws/African Futures is a podcast and radio show exploring Afro/Diasporic futures through the work of our most gifted creators. In this episode Sam Gomez and Connie Bell break bread with Nadeem Din Gabisi; a polymath creator with the rare ability of being able to look beyond the form and into the function - but still bring the sauce. From his 'poolside view' of black masculinities to why he chose Salone pidgin for his contributions to Sampa The Great's 'Energy' the conversation paints an inspiring picture - a future where makers have the humility to connect to what has come before them and the presence of mind to understand the importance of art as a catalyst to transformation.
56:28
January 7, 2020