The Mic Drop is a collaborative podcast with the sole purpose of creating a space ‘for migrants by migrants’ exercising agency and exchange through a shared space of collective thinking, storytelling and debate.
This week's Mic Drop podcast episode is bringing us all the feels as we hear from nursing student and singer Ariane. Listen to Ariane talk to Mohammed Taher about life in Cameroon and finding love in Liverpool, navigating the asylum system and being the spice of Many Hands One Heart! Spoiler alert: Ariane shows off her vocal talents that once got her an audition on Britains Got Talent (listen to the end).
Ariane also campaigns on behalf of These Walls Must Fall check out their important work to end the UK's unacceptable detention practices and support them!
Listen to The Mic Drop - Season One, Episode Two: Ariane, here:
Transcript of The Mic Drop - Season One, Episode Two: Ariane
Ariane is interviewed by Mohammed Taher
Mohammed Taher has been a Community Development Officer working with BAME communities for the last 10 years. He is currently employed by Mersey Care NHS Trust. Mohammad also known as Mo, has mainly been working with people seeking asylum and refugees in Liverpool to support their mental health.
Mo helped to start Many Hands One Heart (MHOH) in 2016 in partnership with Sahir House and Armistead. During the last 4 years he has worked with MHOH to organise several events for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia and has helped them to develop several projects such as The Mic Drop.