Annual Islam and Racial Justice Conference: October 2020

Last month Black Muslim Forum partnered with the Muslim Council of Britain, Everyday Muslim and the Civil Service Muslim Network for our first annual conference on the problem of anti-black racism within the Muslim community and the solutions needed to combat this. The conference was divided over two days and saw a day dedicated to … Continue reading Annual Islam and Racial Justice Conference: October 2020

Houleye Thiam: The Sad Story of Black Muslim Mauritanians

The Islamic Republic of Mauritania is a racially and ethnically diverse country that straddles the divide between North and West Africa, bridging the Sahara and the Sahel. Since its artificial creation by the former colonising power France in 1960, this nation has been a theatre for violent ethnic conflicts, disgraceful practices of slavery, racial discrimination … Continue reading Houleye Thiam: The Sad Story of Black Muslim Mauritanians