5. Racism in the UK - Living with Racial Prejudice with Mark Esho
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audio
Publication Date |
Feb 01, 2022
Episode Duration |
00:14:32
Mark, a serial entrepreneur and social activist, talks about how he has found a way to remain positive amidst the discrimination he has faced as a black man with a disability. He was born to Nigerian parents in Leicester in the 1960s. And, at the tender age of 5, he was given a 10% chance of survival after contracting polio. Since then, Mark has not only survived, he has thrived. ********************* Huge thanks to our sponsor, The voices.captivate.fm/rya-home">https://our-voices.captivate.fm/rya-home (Royal Yachting Association) (RYA) Visit the voices.captivate.fm/rya">https://our-voices.captivate.fm/rya (RYA website) to find your local club and get involved ********************* http://ourvoicespodcast.com/ (Check out the Our Voices website for more on this story) http://ourvoicespodcast.com/ (We're also on )https://www.facebook.com/ourvoicesinthenhs (Facebook), https://twitter.com/OurVoices14 (Twitter) and https://www.instagram.com/ourvoicespod/ (Instagram) A voices.captivate.fm/fascinate-productions">https://our-voices.captivate.fm/fascinate-productions (Fascinate) Production
“If you let it affect you, it then impacts on everything else around you, it just makes you angry, makes you sad… I've learned over the years just to let certain things go because, otherwise, it can be damaging to your mental health.”

Mark, a serial entrepreneur and social activist, talks about how he has found a way to remain positive amidst the discrimination he has faced as a black man with a disability. He was born to Nigerian parents in Leicester in the 1960s. And, at the tender age of 5, he was given a 10% chance of survival after contracting polio. Since then, Mark has not only survived, he has thrived.

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Huge thanks to our sponsor, The voices.captivate.fm/rya-home">Royal Yachting Association (RYA)

Visit the voices.captivate.fm/rya">RYA website to find your local club and get involved

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Check out the Our Voices website for more on this story

We're also on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

A voices.captivate.fm/fascinate-productions">Fascinate Production

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