An Interview with Sadiyah Sabree: On Identity and Race

BMF caught up with LSE and Columbia graduate Sadiyah Sabree on racial politics, travel and navigating through life as a black Muslim woman. Identity Where are you from town/city/country? Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA What does your name mean? My name means fortunate in Arabic. I was named after Halima Sa’diyah, the wet nurse who took care of Prophet … Continue reading An Interview with Sadiyah Sabree: On Identity and Race

Khadijah Rotimi: The politics of growing up as a Nigerian Pakistani girl

Being a mixed raced Muslim woman whose faith is automatically recognised by my choice to cover and wear the hijab, I feel like a melting pot of different identities, cultures and customs. I am half Nigerian and half Pakistani so I have two strong cultures and I don’t fit into the standard definition of being … Continue reading Khadijah Rotimi: The politics of growing up as a Nigerian Pakistani girl