A Dark Truth: Baby Loss and Black Mothers
by Anisah Abdullah Baby Loss Awareness Week is now in its 19th year, and it provides an opportunity for us all to mark the lives of babies lost in pregnancy or soon after birth. Running between the 9th-15th October, this campaign allows dedicated time to put a spotlight on the needs of the individuals and families whose…
On the Black Condition: How Do We Possibly Stand Up When The Very Earth Is Shifting Beneath Our Feet?
Does the passenger of the plane perceive the ground is shifting? It’s likely they don’t because they are insouciantly, unabashedly high in the sky. The seat they are on is set to recline and the earth below in hues of green and brown is in a homogenous stasis. The one on the ground sees the…
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…