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18 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Nova Reid. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Nova Reid, often where they are interviewed.

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18 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Nova Reid. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Nova Reid, often where they are interviewed.

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#111: Nova Reid: The Road To Becoming Anti-Racist

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Today’s guest is Nova Reid. Nova is a TED speaker, writer and diversity and anti-racism campaigner.

We had a conversation about what her experience growing up in Hertfordshire in England was like to which we spoke about the first time she realised she was Black.

We chatted about what it means to be an anti-racist, and how we can combat micro-aggressions challenging negative behaviours that contribute to poor effects these have on oppressed minorities mental well being.

Her book, The Good Ally will be out in all good bookstores in Autumn 2021 and I hope to get her back on, but you can pre-order her book now.

Let’s welcome, Nova Reid.

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Oct 26 2020 · 52mins
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Ep035: #GoodAncestor Nova Reid on Anti-Racism and Courageous Courage

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In this episode, I speak with anti-racism campaigner, Tedx speaker and writer, Nova Reid.

Often described as a force to be reckoned with, Nova Reid is an anti-racism campaigner, Tedx speaker and writer. Nova uses her background in mental health to support people to be the change they want to see in the world by unlearning their racism from the inside out.

Oct 22 2020 · 1hr 18mins

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EPISODE 39: In Conversation With Nova Reid and Tamu Thomas...From Lockdown Life to Black Lives Matter and Everything In Between

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This is a super special episode of the podcast as I have 2 wonderful guests sharing the mic with me and they are Nova Reid and Tamu Thomas. We put the world to rights through What's App voicenotes all the time and we've brought that openness, honesty and straight up truth-telling to the podcast airwaves and sharing it with you. From lockdown life to Black Lives Matter and everything in between we're inviting you in.

Nova Reid is an inspirational TED speaker, writer and anti-racism educator and activist, follow her on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/novareidofficial/) and find out more about her work here (https://novareid.com) including the Courageous Courage Course which I mention in this episode and highly recommend.

Tamu Thomas is a trauma-informed somatic and holistic life coach with a background in social work, follow her on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/livethreesixty/) and find out more about her work here (https://www.livethreesixty.com/) including her wonderful Everyday Joy Membership which I mention in the episode and again, highly recommend.

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Sep 06 2020 · 1hr 19mins
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Nova Reid on Anti-Racism, Allyship and Curiosity - E101

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How can we form new patterns of behaviour to heal our racial bias?

In this episode Amisha talks with Nova Reid, an anti-racism activist, TED speaker and author. 

Nova uses her professional background in mental wellbeing to encourage mindset change working with organisations and individuals to improve systems of discrimination from the inside out.

Amisha and Nova unpack how racial and unconscious bias are formed across generations and cultures. Sharing powerful examples, together they reveal the traumatic impacts of white privilege and daily microaggressions that take form in our systemically racist systems. Nova reminds us that allyship is the progress we need to seek and that we can unlearn racism and prejudice. She believes that by sharing our vulnerabilities and by showing up with our curiosity, joy and solid boundaries, we have powerful tools to create true allyship, and the foundations for breaking, healing and transforming our cycles of behavior necessary for

Links from this episode and more at www.thefutureisbeautiful.co 

Aug 27 2020 · 1hr 29mins
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3RT:22 - Going Postal, and a discussion with Nova Reid

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The Post Office is under attack during a time where we may need it the most. A.Ron explores the validity of claims by Trump that our elections are rigged, and that mail-in voting is particularly susceptible to fraud, and discusses what we can do to keep our elections democratic, safe, and fair. Then Nova Reid joins the podcast to discuss her work on anti-racist education and race relations in the UK. Be sure to check out her TED talk, "Not All Superheroes Wear Capes - How You Have the Power to Change the World!"

Please, if you do one thing today, check your voter registration status and / or get registered at Vote411.org! If you have a bit more time, ask your representatives what they'll do if elections break down and the rule of law isn't followed. We need to make plans now.

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Aug 05 2020 · 1hr 2mins
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s4 - EP 003 - Nova Reid on Anti Racism work and the courage it takes to step into your purpose

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In this episode I speak to Nova Reid about making the shift into anti racism work, what it looks like to be a Black woman working in this space and the disparity with Black and Asian deaths during COVID in the UK. Follow @NovaReid on instagram

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Jun 14 2020 · 46mins
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Rebroadcast: Racial diversity in the wedding industry, including tokenism and cultural appropriation, with Nova Reid

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This week we wanted to re release our episode with Nova Reid, Tedx speaker, anti-racism activist and writer, from last summer. It's got some really great actionable ways to do anti-racist work within your own business, in addition to the anti-racism work we're all committed to doing daily. 


Does your business showcase a commitment to diversity like it non-negotiably should? We spoke to diversity campaigner and founder of Nu Bride, Nova Reid, to discuss big, meaty topics, such as diversity in the wedding industry, tokenism and cultural appropriation. We also chatted about the most common barriers to people doing this essential work, and how to work through them. Thank you Nova for your tireless education!



Jun 11 2020 · 56mins
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Anti-Racism Work for well-meaning Liberals, with Nova Reid

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Things We Talk About In This Episode:

  • Nova's career path through acting, singing and psychotherapy, and how she came to anti-racism work
  • Nova's wedding blog and the lack of diversity in the wedding industry
  • Nova's work educating white people about white supremacy
  • The boundaries and safeguards Nova has to put in place due to the trauma of her work
  • The origins of racism and white supremacy in the UK and beyond
  • Why we need to do the work personally, and not just put the blame of white supremacy on big institutions
  • The practical work we need to take to dismantle white supremacy together
  • Why silence is so dangerous, and how the powerful majority needs to step up
  • Why Nova believes holding compassion is vital to facilitate change
  • Screwing up on your anti-racism journey, and accepting feedback along the way
  • How the current political turmoil might be a necessary catalyst for change
  • How relating racism to feminism can help some people begin to understand the work
  • Nova's personal healing journey, and how trauma can be carried through generations
  • Why Nova won't be doing this work long term (so grab your chance to work with her now!)

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Jun 05 2020 · 51mins
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S5E3: "Brace yourselves, there's a truth bomb coming" with Nova Reid

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This week I chat with Anti-Racism campaigner and speaker Nova Reid. We talked about how she came to her work in anti-racism, the reason and truth behind why we all need to acknowledge our privilege, get uncomfortable and start challenging our inner 'ism's. 

This is a really inspiring episode I LOVED recording so I hope you enjoy it too. 

You can find full show notes here > https://lucylucraft.co.uk/s5e3/

Trigger warning: Racism

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Find Nova > https://novareid.com/

See you next week! L x

Apr 24 2020 · 33mins
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Three Sixty Conversations with Nova Reid on calling in the uncomfortable truths about racism

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Welcome to episode 80.  I am joined by Anti Racism Educator, inspirational speaker and writer, Nova Reid for a powerful conversation on calling in allies and holding space for transformative anti-racism work.

In this conversation, Nova and I discuss the importance of not just not being racist, but being anti-racist. Nova explains why calling in creates space for transformation whereas as opposed to calling out.

Full show notes and links to resources here.

Links and information about my day retreat on 21st March here.

Mar 04 2020 · 1hr 21mins