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Jeffrey Boakye and Anthony Joseph live with Amanda Vilanova

The writer and broadcaster, Jeffrey Boakye, and the poet, Anthony Joseph, with Jazz musicians join Amanda Vilanova in front of an audience at the House of St Barnabas, London for a live performance of prose, poetry and music. The show is introduced by Colin Grant.

Margo Jefferson in conversation with Colin Grant

In front of an audience at the London Review of Books bookshop, the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Margo Jefferson reflects on her admiration of the performers, from Ella Fitzgerald to Josephine Baker, at the heart of her memoir, Constructing a Nervous System.

John Akomfrah in conversation with Colin Grant

Ten years on from The Unfinished Conversation, John Akomfrah's three-screen film about the radical thinker and cultural theorist, Stuart Hall, Akomfrah revisits and reflects on the film, on Hall's activism, writing, broadcasting and family trauma.

Caryl Phillips in conversation with Emily Zobel Marshall

In 1971 two British policemen in Leeds were accused of the manslaughter of a Nigerian homeless man, David Oluwale. Speaking in front of an audience at The Leeds Library, Caryl Phillips reflects on the legacy of David Oluwale and the campaign to remember him in defiance of racists. (Photo by Guy Farrar)

Black British Lives Matter

In conversation with Colin Grant, Marcus Ryder explains why he is a champion of meaningful diversity in Britain and why Black British lives matter.