Leigh-Anne Pinnock’s Documentary: When Is Race, Pop & Power On TV And What Is It About?

12 May 2021, 17:41 | Updated: 12 May 2021, 17:42

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Leigh-Anne Pinnock is fronting a documentary titled 'Leigh-Anne: Race, Pop & Power.

Little Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock is using her platform to bring discussions of racial injustice within society to a wider audience, with a documentary called Leigh-Anne: Race, Pop & Power.

The 'Confetti' singer's documentary is finally on its way and it's definitely time to look out for it!

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Leigh-Anne was seen filming for the documentary at the Black Lives Matter protests in London in June and the new programme has finally been confirmed.

What is Leigh-Anne Pinnock’s documentary Race, Pop & Power about?

Leigh-Anne’s documentary will detail the Little Mix singer’s own experiences of racism, as well as her family and fiance Andre Gray's, in bringing such discussions “to a wider audience”.

Confirming the documentary she explained: “Conversations surrounding racism and colourism are something I constantly have with my boyfriend and family.

"Systemic racism is complex; through making this documentary I want to learn how I can best lend my voice to the debate so that the young people who look up to me won't have to face what me and my generation have had to."

The 29-year-old is making the documentary "because I have always been passionate about rights for black people”.

She added that she wants to "stand up for my black and brown community".

How to watch Leigh-Anne Pinnock Pinnock's documentary on TV

Leigh Anne: Race, Pop & Power will be on BBC One at 9pm on Thursday 13 May and on BBC Three on iPlayer from 6am on the same day.

You may have noticed this is the same way in which her former bandmate, Jesy Nelson, released her award-winning documentary Odd One Out.

'Holiday' singer Leigh-Anne has always been vocal about her experiences with racism and hopes the documentary is "eye-opening" to those who may not be aware of issues like colourism.

Leigh-Anne opens up about her experience of racism as a pop artist, admitting "I was carrying a lot - never, ever feeling good enough", before questioning whether she was only put in the group as the “token black girl”.

In the documentary, she speaks with her mum as well as other black artists, X Factor winner Alexandra Burke and Sugababes singer Keisha Buchanan, as they discuss their own experiences.

Is there a trailer for Leigh-Anne: Race, Pop & Power?

There is a trailer for Leigh-Anne's new documentary, and we've popped it at the top of this page.

As well as Leigh-Anne's boyfriend Andre and her parents, bandmate Jade Thirlwall and fellow pop star Alexandra Burke make an appearance in the clip as the women discuss their own experiences of racism.

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