Ep.7 Blessing

This week we are joined by youth worker, chronic illness advocate and mental health advocate amongst the ethnic minority community, Blessing, to talk all things wellbeing, mental health, minority spaces and much more. Don’t miss it. Join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack

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6. Eric

In this episode we are joined by Eric. We have a very insightful conversation about colourism were we touch on our experiences with the issue. We also touch on Race relations in Ireland and how we are moving forward as a nation with the area of race. Support us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack

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5. Monica

This week Benita and Joella are joined by Monica, who is also known as @drblondieperes on TikTok. They talk about her being Black and an Irish GP, her social media presence and learning self acceptance. Find Monica HERE

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3. Silvia

Benita is back and we are joined by Silvia who tells us her story of becoming and being a teen mom. We delve into her parents reaction to her pregnancy, the African communities reaction, childbirth and juggling college with motherhood. Follow us on twitter @BuiltPod & review us wherever you get your podcasts. Support us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack

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2. Natasha

In this episode Natasha talks to us about her experiences in Direct Provision and how it lead her to do amazing work with UNICEF and RTÉ. We also talk about what it’s like being a young black woman in Ireland. Another great listen. Follow us on twitter @BuiltPod Join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack

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Introducing Built Different

Built Different is the new podcast from Joella Dhlamini and Benita Murinda that explores intersectionality through honest conversations. In this short introduction Joella and Benita explain why they set up this podcast and what listeners can expect in the coming weeks. Join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack

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