When black means power and solidarity: The women’s strike and ‘Black Protests’ in Poland

A large crowd dressed in black – what does that image make you feel? What memories come to mind? This podcast, including interviews with Dr Elżbieta Korolczuk and Bartosz Ślosarski, explores how Poland’s protests appear to have added another layer to the meaning of black, by redefining it as a colour associated with connectivity, creativity, and with a carnivalesque situation in which anger was turned into humour and power.

A collection of poetry, interviews, research and reporting on the continued marginalisation of Black people in the UK and the US