Being Black and Muslim | Jamaal Richards

Jamaal Richards from Deen Riders/iERA presents his experiences on accepting Islam and being a Muslim black man living in the UK, and also how Islam can provide the solution to eradicate racism and hatred within all communities.

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 Wednesday 28th October, an event was arranged in Newcastle University 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.