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What does it mean to be ‘Bristolian’?

Makala Cheung is a born and raised Knowle Wester of Hong Kongese heritage, and is musician KALA CHNG and creative director of the Filwood Centre in the South Bristol heartland. 

Listen in with Neil as they explore the ongoing debate of who is or isn’t Bristolian, the rise in racism against Chinese and other Asian communities since Covid-19, and how the wider city sees Knowle Westers.

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