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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Margaret Ekpo. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Margaret Ekpo, often where they are interviewed.

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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Margaret Ekpo. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Margaret Ekpo, often where they are interviewed.

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Margaret Ekpo - Nigeria's feminist pioneer

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Margaret Ekpo helped establish Nigerian independence and became one of the country's first female MPs. We hear from her grandson and speak to a Nigerian feminist about why Nigeria has so few women in government today. Plus the US Supreme Court decision that threatens the voting rights of Black Americans, the policeman turned protestor who was part of the Occupy Wall Street protest, America's first woman combat pilot and the bittersweet memories of the Gaelic-speaking community who left the remote islands of St Kilda in 1930.

PHOTO: Margaret Ekpo in London in August 1953 (ANL/Shutterstock)
Aug 28 2020 · 50mins
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Margaret Ekpo - Nigeria's feminist pioneer

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One of the leading figures in Nigeria's fight for democracy was Margaret Ekpo, a feminist politician and trades union leader. After Nigerian independence in 1960, Ekpo became an MP and a hero to a generation of Nigerians - men and women. Rebecca Kesby tells the story of her life.

PHOTO: Margaret Ekpo in London in August 1953 (ANL/Shutterstock)
Aug 24 2020 · 11mins

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Black History Month Audio Community Project - Cee Olaleye honours Margaret Ekpo

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Cee Olaleye honours Margaret Ekpo.

Today’s podcast take over comes from Cee Olaleye who is honouring Nigerian political trailblazer, Chief Mrs Margaret Ekpo. Mrs Margaret Ekpo is a true activist who worked tirelessly for the emancipation of Nigerian people. It was her mission to free Nigeria from colonial rule and to use her position in society to create opportunities for Nigerian women to experience financial freedom.

In terms of wellness Cee refers to Mrs Margaret Ekpo’s sense of style and owning it, for Cee this means embracing herself fully from her natural hair to ensuring she understands her cultural background and share this with her children. Additionally Chief Mrs Margaret Ekpo’s legacy inspires Cee to actively encourage her children to take up space and expand beyond the confines other people’s limitations.

 

About Cee Olaleye:

Cee is Business Psychologist and a top 100 ranked parenting blogger with her parenting lifestyle blog, “Hey is That Me?’.

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Oct 25 2019 · 18mins
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The Lady Lovin' and Liberation Blues - Ma Rainey & Margaret Ekpo

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Episode 10! We've made it to double digits! This week we talk about Ma Rainey, a lesbian blues singer of the 1920s and Margaret Ekpo, a Nigerian activist who fought for liberation. 

Apr 10 2019 · 1hr 23mins

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Episode 48 - Margaret Ekpo : An African Amazon

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In This Episode: 

I am going to introduce to you, a woman who made a remarkable impact in Nigeria. Many of you may have heard of her in passing, but unfortunately, you may not be aware of all the amazing things she did and how she shaped Nigeria as we know it today. She stood for what she believed in and became a hero of our time. 

Her name is Margaret Ekpo, and I am honoring her as our African Amazon of the month.

Mentioned In This Episode:

  1. Margaret Ekpo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Ekpo
  2. Dublin Institute of Technology: http://www.dit.ie/
  3. Me Too Movement: https://metoomvmt.org/
  4. Time’s Up Movement: https://www.timesupnow.com/
  5. Child Not Bride: https://www.girlsnotbrides.org/
  6. Let Girls Learn: https://www.usaid.gov/letgirlslearn
  7. African Feminist: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_feminism
  8. Fela Kuti: http://fela.net/
  9. Funmilayo Ransome Kuti: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funmilayo_Ransome-Kuti

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Jan 11 2019 · 13mins