Middle East Eye, May 2022

Omar: The opera that tells the story of an enslaved Islamic scholar

 

The Voice Newspaper, March 2022

Whatever you think about Will Smith’s slap, black women deserve to be protected

Amaka Studio, March 2022

How the Collective of Black Iranians is Amplifying Afro-Iranian Voices

TRT World, March 2022

Trapped in Ukraine: African governments failed us yet again

The Gumbo, February 2022

On the Roots and Rhymes of Black Muslim women in Hip-Hop

The New Arab, February 2022

Diasporic deliverance: Black Arab pioneers you should know and celebrate

Medium, February 2022

Taking Sierra Leonean Football Forward After AFCON 2021

Gal-Dem, February 2022

'Modest fashion’ only works in a world where Muslim women aren’t criminalised for it

The New Arab, December 2021

Netflix's Amina: African blockbuster captures majesty of Muslim Queen-to-be

Amaka Studio, November 2021 

The African Women Ecopreneurs You Should Know (Part 2)

 

Amaka Studio, November 2021 

The African Women Ecopreneurs You Should Know (Part 1)

The New Arab, October 2021 

The Malcolm Code: Fighting discrimination at UK ISOCs

 

Amaka Studio, October 2021

Black, Turk and Ottoman: Challenging Popular Notions of  “Diaspora”

Gal-Dem, September 2021 

Allah, Asè and Afros: Black Muslim Women on hair

Amaka Studio, September 2021 

The Importance of Haiti Within African Diaspora Histories

Middle East Eye, August 2021

From Harlem to Brixton: The extraordinary lives of Black Muslim women

Amaka Studio, July 2021

Celebrating Pan-African Women's Day: 12 Black and Pan-African Women Who Changed the World Through Activism 

Amaka Studio, April 2021

The Mission to Free Freetown: An Interview With Sierra Leone’s Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr

 

Amaka Studio, March 2021

The past, present and future of Bogolan - Mali's cloth of the soil

TRT World, March 2021

Black Iranian heritage: Emerging from the shadows

​Amaka Studio, March 2021 

 Celebrating the role of women in Zambian history

TRT World, February 2021 

Q&A: The Ertegun Brothers, the Sultans of Jazz

 

TRT World, January 2021 

Bringing the African diaspora together through food

TRT World, October 2020

Festival to celebrate Black Muslim identity begins
 

Black Ballad, August 2020

100 years on: Is the Pan-African flag still relevant?

Afropean, July 2020

Behind Somalia's Architectural Renaissance I 

 

Medium, June 2020

Beyonce’s ‘Black Parade’: An Ode to Black Pride, Love and Unity

 

Black Ballad, May 2020, 

'What It's Like Celebrating Ramadan As A Black British Woman In A Muslim Country'

Black Ballad, November 2019, 

'How The BlackPoppyRose Project Is Remembering Our Black Veterans'

 

Amaliah, March 2019, (written December 2018)

'Jinn: An ode to Black Muslim Women

Master's degree thesis (awarded 1st class grade): 'Between national interest, identity & ideology': Libya’s Sub-Saharan African foreign policy (1994-2011)

The New Arab, April 2018

Reflections on Winnie Mandela's relationship with Palestine

SISTERS Magazine, November 2017

'She Got Game'

The New Arab, October 2017

'Somali's 9/11, where's the outrage?'

Al Jazeera, October 2017

'Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: Feminist icon or femocrat?'

The New Arab, June 2017

 'This Refugee Week, we need to welcome and celebrate the refugees, not turn them away'

 

The New Arab, June 2017

'Humble beginnings, extraordinary life: What Muhammad Ali taught us'

 

Al Jazeera, June 2017

'Remembering the great Muhammad Ali as a Black Muslim'

Al Jazeera, May 2017

'When basketball does hijab, because it can'

 

The New Arab, April 2017

 'Will Egypt - Sudan relations be restored?'

Blasting News, April 2017

'Does this week mark the final countdown to Zuma's presidency?

 

Huffington Post, December 2016

'When Muslim women are lyrically speaking'

The New Arab, December 2016

'Muslims and the Black Lives Matter movement' 

Huffington Post, September 2016

 'Are Black Muslim Women part of the Natural Hair Conversation?'

 

Huffington Post, July 2015

 'Darfur: An Invisible Conflict'

Huffington Post, July 2015

 'In the shadow of 7/7'

The Black Muslim Times, April 2015

 'Interview Feature: Hug My Hair'

Huffington Post, December 2014

 'When Ebola Hits Home'

 

SISTERS Magazine, October 2013

 'With Love from Timbuktu' 

SISTERS Magazine, November 2012

 'Hajj: Lasting Impressions

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