S1EP5: “IF THE MATH IS NOT MATH’ING, THEN THERE IS A PROBLEM” - MICHAEL & ANDREW BOATENG
When Andrew and Michael Boateng agreed to be interviewed for Say it Loud, I was ecstatic and not because they’re very easy on the eye (I know that’s what you were thinking) but because the depth, experience and wisdom they come with, is unmatched.
Born in North London with a greater Manchester twang -- The brotherly love energy and their insight into the power TV holds when we look at race and class. Is there such a thing as black middle class in the UK? Yes there is - but where is it on screen? Are we happy more black shows are being commissioned? Yes - but what is the infrastructure of the companies producing these shows? What does being on Love Island and the aftercare conversation look like when you’re a black man talking about mental health? Phwoar – make sure your tea is piping hot when you sit down for this one!