George Floyd: Two Years On

Read Smart: The Baillie Gifford Podcast

Tune into the latest episode of the Read Smart podcast, ‘George Floyd: Two Years On’ where writer and critic Tomiwa Owolade and Olivette Otele PhD, Professor of the Legacies and Memory of Slavery at SOAS, discuss the widespread impact of George Floyd’s tragic death on both the cultural landscape and the publishing world. Our guests delve into the role of the Black Lives Matter movement, unconscious bias and which works of non-fiction have personally inspired them.

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