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In My Own Words

In My Own Words

By In My Own Words
There is nothing worse than someone else telling your story. In this podcast, we provide a platform for people to tell extraordinary stories, overcoming hate, stereotypes and limitations.
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EP4: Living under a stereotypes
In this episode we explore ‘self-fulfilling prophesies ’ – how does it feel to navigate a world where people have already judged you before you have had a chance to show them who you are? We are, in a soft way, exploring stereotyping and prejudging which a lot of people who go down dangerous path say they feel.     In this episode, we talked to a young black woman called Aramide and asked her about her experiences navigating a world where there are already pre-judgements made about her character and how that has effected the way she lives her life.  Enjoy the episode and don’t forget to subscribe and turn on your notifications!
32:02
February 25, 2021
EP3: Re-writing your story
In this episode, we explore the kind of life experiences that can drive someone into looking for belonging in groups. We look at the family dynamics, pain, suffering and how it can lead people down a dangerous path.     With this episode, we are challenging narratives about extremism showing that it starts somewhere and showing that anyone through what’s happening at home can do things they never thought they would do. Share with us your life experiences and how they pushed you into certain groups. 
47:30
February 18, 2021
EP2: Identity -- Who they think we should be
Welcome back to episode 2 of In my own words! In this episode, we explore Identity and the idea of belonging to a group. Sit back and listen to Pia and Torrin discuss what identity means to them and how religious influences have played a part in their character. The hope for this episode is to spark thoughts about your identity, what has made you into the person you are today and if religion has influenced you! Enjoy the episode and don’t forget to subscribe and turn on your notifications!
33:46
February 11, 2021
EP1: Meet Pia -- The Moments That Make Us
Welcome to a new podcast bought to you by Common Sense!  This episode is all about getting to know our new host Pia. Sit back, strap in and get ready to go on a journey, hearing stories and interesting discussions that will challenge you and hopefully inspire you to action!  Don't forget to subscribe and turn on your notifications! 
14:50
February 4, 2021