International Journalist| Producer | Essayist
From television documentaries, current affairs shows, video packages to op-ed articles, her work has been featured on TRT World, Al Jazeera, Afropean, Amaka, the Huffington Post, Black Ballad, Amaliah, the New Arab, Sisters Magazine and the Islam Channel. Adama aims to amplify the intersectional relationship between Islam and the African diaspora, additionally African-American history, pan-Africanism, gender, culture and identity. Adama is a 2020 FIPP & UPM Rising Stars in Media winner. She was nominated for a Media and Cultural Awareness Award at the 2020 British Muslim Awards, where she received a High Commendation Award. She was previously shortlisted for the Rising Star in Media Award at the 2018 British Muslim Awards. She currently works as a video producer for 24-hour international news channel TRT World. In 2016, her blog piece on Black Muslim women and the natural hair movement was named as one of the Huffington Post's 'Top 10 editorial picks for that year'. Adama has a Masters degree in 'Middle East in global politics' and a Bachelor of Arts honours degree in History from the University of London. Some of Adama's pieces can be found here. She is currently working on a cultural series focusing on Turkey and the African Diaspora, and an exhibition piece exploring slavery and memory, commissioned by Literary Natives.
Feel free to get in touch if you wish to commission Adama for a piece or any other projects (paid only)
The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them