Episode 111: Black Kings – Magid Magid

Oct 07th

Magid Magid is a Somali-British justice activist, author and a former elected politician. He was a Green Party MEP representing Yorkshire & the Humber at the European Parliament and was previously the youngest ever Lord Mayor of his beloved city, Sheffield. Magid was recently named one of TIME’s 100 rising stars shaping the future of the world. Magid is also the author of the recently released ‘The Art of Disruption’ -A Manifesto for Real Change.

In this episode, Imrie and Magid discuss the importance of focus and curiosity and the two explore why having audacity is vital. Magid shares his journey into campaigning and politics and explains why he questions everything. He also shares one thing he’s always done to keep his mind sharp, and the two dissect the role that travel and culture have had on his life.

Get ready to laugh!

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*This episode is part of a special Black History Month mini-series that we’ve put together for you. I would like to give a huge thank you to the Social Mobility Commission who have helped us pull this miniseries together and allowed us to use their research and reports to help inform us of the issues around education, achievement and attainment.