I Can’t Breathe: Spoken word inspired by George Floyd

I can't breathe-george flloyd poem

The killing of George Floyd sent shockwaves across the world and triggered global outrage at the treatment of black people at the hands of US police forces. However, it opened a wider conversation about the continuing institutional struggles that Black people face in today’s world. I can’t breathe is a spoken word piece involving the…

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The Blackness: Black History in Southampton

Southampton Mayflower 400 The Blackness video

As part of the Mayflower 400 project, I was commissioned to write the script and narrate The Blackness, a film featuring stories about the experience of black people in Southampton throughout history. My role later expanded to co-producer and co-director alongside Black History Month South’s Don John & Southampton-based film production company Music Eye. The…

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Super Alf Charles : Stand Up to Racism

Super Alf Charles Stand Up to Racism Film

British football has called time on racism and as part of the Football Association’s “Kick it out” campaign. I was called by BHM south Founder Don John to get involved with the script and narration of an animated film created by Hampshire Football Association in conjunction with Southampton Football Club and Black History Month. On 21st October 2021,…

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Isolated Music & Video featuring 121 pro musicians!

Dont you worry charity project

In March 2020, a global pandemic sent the UK into lockdown. Music events were cancelled, pubs, clubs and venues closed their doors and the British public was confined to their homes. I was delighted to be invited by organiser Colin Willsher to join 120 other professional musicians to contribute to an incredible project to raise…

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Black Voices In Conversation : ITV interview

Olu Rowe speaker being interviewed by ITV News at the Concorde Club

I was interviewed by ITV as part of their Black voices in Conversation series about my experience growing up as the only black child in a white family. The interview formed part of Black History Month Watch the full interview here

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