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20201111Chatting through the stories that matter.

Stories that matter.

#metoo In Music2019061920190724 (R1)Aluna, Rebecca and Chloe share stories of alleged sexual misconduct in the music industry.

Chatting through the stories that matter with hosts Ben Zand and Linda Adey.

Chatting through the stories that matter with hosts Ben Zand and Linda Adey.

Afrobeats20200804The UK’s first official Afrobeats chart has been launched by BBC Radio 1Xtra. For many it’s recognition that’s been a long time coming. But there some who think a new British chart could dilute the authenticity of the genre.

The Next Episode follows the journey of Afrobeats from Africa to the UK and looks at how the music has contributed to the rise of Black African Pride.

Hosted by Linda Adey.

Soundtracked by BBC Music Introducing, Lola Rae, Ezi Emela, Mista Silva and a whole of Afrobeats artists.

The Next Episode follows the journey of Afrobeats from Africa to the UK.

Stories that matter.

Being Gypsy, Traveller And Roma At Uni20191211Only 70 students identifying as Gypsy, Roma or Traveller were accepted into uni last year.

The Next Episode found that 65% of unis don’t have anything in place to support Gypsy, Traveller or Roma students.

Hosted by Jordan North.

Warning: this episode contains offensive language around race that you may find upsetting.

#TheNextEpisode // TheNextEpisode@bbc.co.uk

Only 70 students accepted into uni last year.

Chatting through the stories that matter with hosts Ben Zand and Linda Adey.

Chatting through the stories that matter.

Black A320200713Black Pound Day aims to put more money into black-owned businesses. It's been set up by So Solid Crew's Swiss, inspired by George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter Protests. The Next Episode investigates whether Black Pound Day will work.

Hosted by Linda Adey.

Soundtracked by BBC Music Introducing.

Will Black Pound Day work?

Stories that matter.

Black Minds Matter20200720Black women experience substantially higher rates of mental health problems than white women. Black men experience psychosis around 10 times more often than white men. Yet white people are more than twice as likely to be receiving treatment for mental health problems.

The coronavirus pandemic and police brutality in the US have had a huge impact on the mental health of Black British people. But is the system equipped to deal with this trauma?

Hosted by Linda Adey.

Soundtracked by BBC Music Introducing.

Is your therapist right for you?

Stories that matter.

Black Minds Matter20200803Black women experience substantially higher rates of mental health problems than white women. Black men experience psychosis around 10 times more often than white men. Yet white people are more than twice as likely to be receiving treatment for mental health problems. The coronavirus pandemic and police brutality in the US have had a huge impact on the mental health of Black British people. But is the system equipped to deal with this trauma?

Hosted by Linda Adey.

Soundtracked by BBC Music Introducing.

Is your therapist right for you?

Stories that matter.

Black Photography20200727Earlier this month, American gymnast Simone Biles was featured on the cover of Vogue US. The images received backlash online for “bad lighting”, and some comments raised questions about why a black photographer with more experience of photographing black skin wasn't used. But Vogue US told The Next Episode that there was a lot of positive feedback from the audience and from Simone herself.

Hosted by Linda Adey.

Soundtracked by BBC Music Introducing.

Did you see the gymnast Simone Biles in Vogue?

Stories that matter.

Chatting through the stories that matter.

Forced Penetration20190807The law says that women raping men isn't a thing. Is that right?

Chatting through the stories that matter with hosts Ben Zand and Linda Adey.

I Called Out My Rapist On Twitter2019052220190717 (R1)#MeToo at Uni.

Chatting through the stories that matter with hosts Ben Zand and Linda Adey.

I Need A Kidney202007061Xtra’s DJ Ace needs a kidney transplant. He’s been on the waiting list for more than two years. But that’s not unusual for a black man. In fact according to the NHS, black and Asian people have to wait on average a year longer than white people for a kidney transplant. That’s partly down to the number of black and Asian people who say ‘no’ to being an organ donor. So why is that? The Next Episode investigates…

DJ Ace & Organ Donation

Stories that matter.

Kids On Drugs20200330We investigate why three pupils get kicked out of school every day for drugs or booze.

Chatting through the stories that matter with hosts Ben Zand and Linda Adey.

Life In Limbo20200629Imagine not being allowed to have a bank account, a house or a job...

Stories that matter.

Losing A Skateboarding Icon2019060620190710 (R1)Ben Raemers' death has started a conversation about mental health.

Chatting through the stories that matter with hosts Ben Zand and Linda Adey.

Chatting through the stories that matter with hosts Ben Zand and Linda Adey.

The Black Influencer Pay Gap20190731Black Influencers say they are being paid less than white Influencers doing the same job.

Chatting through the stories that matter with hosts Ben Zand and Linda Adey.

The Future Of Revenge Porn2019061120190703 (R1)
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What is a Deepfake? Hosted by Linda Adey.

Chatting through the stories that matter with hosts Ben Zand and Linda Adey.

Chatting through the stories that matter with hosts Ben Zand and Linda Adey.

The Next Episode: 100 Voice Notes20191218With an exclusive music mix from Four Tet.

How will the election result impact your life? This morning we asked 100 people aged 18-25 from around the UK.

Soundtrack:
1. Gong
2. Peace For Earth
3. Gentle Soul
4. Symbol4
5. Crush
6. 10 Midi
7. Symbol5 Track1

Hosted by Linda Adey.

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With music from Four Tet.

Chatting through the stories that matter with hosts Ben Zand and Linda Adey.

Voice Notes From Lockdown20200427The Next Episode shares your isolation stories in Voice Notes from Lockdown.

Chatting through the stories that matter with hosts Ben Zand and Linda Adey.