SHOW - Black History Month
Along with the rest of Britain, UmmahSonic is celebrating Black History Month in October. Sakinah delves into her family history, chatting to her parents about how they came to Britain and converted to Islam. British Somali, Yusra Warsama joins us in the studio to perform one of her poems and shed light on how her upbringing influences her work. We hear from you guys about why family history is important and there’s a special Black History Month track from Jimmy Cliff.
Performance poet, actor and writer, Yusura Warsama has collaborated with Skinnyman and Mad Flow on a spoken word piece to commemorate the abolition of slavery and is in the studio today to discuss what Black History Month means to her, and how her Somali heritage has influenced her work.
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