Born and raised in Birmingham, Lola is both British and Nigerian. As the oldest daughter, she started the first generation of British-Nigerian in her family. But to what extent can she lay claim to being Nigerian when she cannot speak her mother tongue? Published on BBC on October 20, 2018.
This black history month (an annual commemoration of the history, achievements and contributions of black people in the UK) Lola and her mum Habiba have a candid conversation about why Lola never learnt Yoruba and what it means to be both black, and British, when you automatically inherit a dual heritage.
This film is part of BBC Stories stories 1 Culture 2 Generations
Produced and edited by Lola Mosanya
Filmed by Cebo Luthuli and Lara Ingram