Bristol History Podcast is dedicated to exploring various aspects of Bristol’s history, hosted by Tom Brothwell. Produced in partnership with the Bristol Cable since April 2018.
Turning down an MBE? 'It was one of the quickest decisions of my life’: Interview with author Nikesh Shukla
Award-winning Bristol-based writer Nikesh Shukla talks refusing an MBE, going from rapper to writer and returning to community activism.
BAME hospital staff told to use easier-to-pronounce 'Western names', watchdog finds
Hospital manager told Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff to go by “Western names” while on duty because their own are too hard to pronounce, a shocking inspection has revealed
‘It’s like a pain that never goes away’ - Retiring Bristol Flyers basketball player Panos Mayindombe on racism in sport
Panos was 19 when he first experienced racism on the court. More than a decade later, he isn’t sure it’s any better.
‘The police have got all the power over you’: Young Bristol man speaks out about ‘violent’ stop and search experience
A young apprentice was ‘violently’ stopped and searched by Avon and Somerset police officers. Now, the police complaints body is investigating the incident and calling for witnesses.
Watch: One year since Colston fell
Priyanka Raval speaks to anti-racism campaigners on the year since the Edward Colston statue was toppled, and questions whether the controversy surrounding it helped the movement – or simply unveiled divisions within the city.
'We should decide what happens to Bristol’s statues, not Westminster'
Ahead of the trial of the ‘Colston 4’, we spoke to Bristol University law professor Antonia Layard about the thorny legal issues surrounding statue protection, and why the legislation around statues needs to change.