Badin and the Secret of the Saami Title

Official Podcasts

#001: Black Swedes (Part 1 of 2)

Learn about how a little girl from Uganda grew up to be a teacher, interpreter and business owner in the northern European country of Sweden. What is life like for her?

This special 2-part interview with teacher and entrepreneur Imma from Stockholm, Sweden will enlighten and inspire you.

These podcasts feature people, places and things relevant to the historical fiction graphic novel Badin and the Secret of the Saami. If you liked them, please show your support through purchasing the graphic novel and donating to the book tour in Sweden:

#002: Black Swedes (Part 2 of 2)

Listen to the final part of Imma and Eric discussing what life is like for her in Sweden. As with the first part, this one is full of insight.

#003: Young, Swedish and Indian:

Hear Gursimer Singh (Part 1 of 2)

Listen to this special Swedish man discuss is life growing up amidst discrimination and racism. Now, as a young adult activist, he teaches other Swedes about Sikhism, as well as immigration and poverty. He also is a jury member, where he strives to make sure non-white Swedes receive fair judgements in courts presided over by white Swedish judges.

#004: Young, Swedish and Indian:

Hear Gursimer Singh (Part 2 of 2)

Gursimer continues sharing insight into the reality of living in Swedish suburbs and the availability of jobs and services. He also talks about how he relates to the Saami people and their struggles under the colonial rule of Sweden. Does Sweden have any non-white judges in its courts? Listen and learn.

#005: He is Badin!

Actor Fernando Carabali Hermansson

Meet this witty and outgoing Afro-Colombian Swedish man who runs his own production company that creates films about positive Black characters (including roles he as played as Badin). We discuss what life was like as an adopted son in Sweden, politics and plans for the future.

#006: He is Badin!

Actor Fernando Carabali Hermansson

This is the second and final part of my interview with Swedish movie producer, actor and last, but not least, comedian, Fernando Carabali Hermansson. He played Badin in a short film called Kungens Skugga and hopes to revisit the role in another movie. In this part of the interview we talk about rap music, Black life in America and pork. That's right. Listen close and laugh with us.

Badin Researcher: Donald Clayborn

In the 1980's an American man visited a  museum while living in Sweden. There, he saw the famous painting of Badin. His life changed forever. Hear from this special man who spent 2 years of his life in Sweden and Denmark uncovering the historical Badin's journey from slavery to nobility.