015 – An Open and Honest Conversation about Racism, Nature and Camping with Jola Olafimihan – part 2

This episode is split into two parts. This is part two, where we meet Jola Olafimihan and find out about the difference between being a black body in Nigeria to being a black body in the U.K.


Jola Olafimihan is a young woman who came to England to study and has experienced many hardships and difficulties during her time here. This episode split into two parts explores what it’s like to be a black women alone in a new and strange country and how Jola found a safe space at The Angelou Centre. 

“The Angelou Centre offers a range of holistic women-only* services for black and minoritised women across the North East. The organisation remains unique as one of the few remaining black-led women’s organisations in the north east of England, providing specialist support for black and minoritised women and children, locally, regionally and nationally.”

In this second instalment you will hear us talking about:

  • Fred and Jola’s cancer treatment
  • Treatment for Black women within the NHS and agency
  • Nature as a healing source and resource
  • Herbal and medicinal walks
  • the barriers Black women face in getting out there
  • Leading groups of black women out into the countryside