54Lights celebrates people from Africa, the diaspora or of African descent who are doing amazing work. The vision is to reshape perceptions of Africans and showcase the beauty, strength and culture from throughout the continent.

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Sep 20, 2021

Finding My Revolution St. with Al Lee

In a sublime departure from our regular programming, 54Lights host Kondwani Mwase sat down with singer songwriter Al Lee to talk about his poignant wo…

Aug 30, 2021

(Part Two) Path to Plate - Community-Led Innovation with FoodShare's Paul Taylor

In Part Two of our interview with FoodShare's Executive Director Paul Taylor, 54Lights podcast asks our guest to help explain the impetus and strategy…

Aug 12, 2021

(Part One) Path to Plate - Unpacking Food Systems with FoodShare's Paul Taylor

FoodShare is a community-led organization whose work centres around disrupting the food system - in a way that will make good healthy food accessible…

Jul 6, 2021

Loving the Triple Threat with KIF Radio

In our latest episode of 54Lights we were joined in our virtual studios by the three driving forces behind KIF Radio. KIF is an innovative podcast tha…

Jun 29, 2021

Where's My Jollof!?! with Chef Kwasi

As part of our foray into the world of culinary delights we spent time with Chef Kwasi - Ghanian entrepreneur who's based in Toronto. Kwasi talked to…

Jun 13, 2021

Pole Position with Toka Murphy

As a shout out to racing fans across the globe, 54Lights is proud to elevate our inspiring conversation with Toka Murphy - a 23 year old racing pheno…

May 30, 2021

The Main Ingredient with Easton Robinson

Easton Robinson is the chef, owner and originator of JerkUp Central...a takeout and catering business dedicated to healthier Caribbean cuisine. Easto…

May 24, 2021

Wide Open with Marko Da Costa

Marko Da Costa is a young and talented who evokes deep emotions in his work. In his first work - The Art of Feeling - Marko takes readers…

May 11, 2021

One Hand Doesn't Clap with Papa Balla Ndong

When Papa Balla Ndong launched his ambitious SIETAR Art Project, I had no idea how profound his initiative would have. The work spans hundreds of page…

Apr 14, 2021

From Reel to Real with Naledi Jackson

On this episode we are humbled to say that the amazing Naledi Jackson is back with us for a second episode on 54Lights. Naledi was our very first gues…

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