Got the Juice Brum: Gentrification and Grenfell Tower

‘Who Got the Juice’ is a monthly PODCAST airing exclusively on Newstyle Radio focused on creating change for PEOPLE OF COLOUR with hosts Rakeem Omar, Sara Abbott & Aliyah Hasinah. In episode 6 the presenters discuss gentrification & the awful, devastating tragedy of Grenfell Tower. Siana Bangura joined them in the studio to lament the tragedy, discuss the ongoing failures of the government and her new short film, ‘Denim’, exploring gentrification in South East London.

Siana Bangura

Siana Bangura is a writer, poet, performer and producer hailing from South East London. She is the author of critically acclaimed debut collection, 'Elephant', a book of poetry meditating on Black British womanhood and life growing up in London and the founder and former editor of No Fly on the WALL. Siana is the producer of '1500 & Counting', a documentary film investigating deaths in custody in the UK. With experience in indie publishing, journalism, and campaigns under her belt, Siana’s wide portfolio of work focuses on bringing voices on the margins to the centre. To find out more about Siana's work visit: www.sianabangura.com And catch her tweeting at @Sianaarrgh