Being Black and Muslim | Abu Bakr Islam R2I

Abu Bakr Islam from Roadside 2 Islam delivers a passionate speech on how he accepted Islam and on the issue of racism.

With October being Black History Month in the UK, the One Community department re-launched its “Against Racism, Against Hatred” campaign during this month under the title: “Islam & Black History”.

On Friday 30th October, an event was arranged in Smethwick with a host of speakers and organisations from various backgrounds, discussing the role of black people in Islamic history, sharing their experiences of being black and Muslim, and explaining Islam’s solution to racism.