Confronting challenges facing British Muslims today

Abdul Haqq Baker is a British Muslim convert and former chairman of Brixton Mosque, south London. He is also founder and director of the award winning youth initiative STREET UK and author of, Extremists in Our Midst: Confronting Terror.
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This website provides a platform to discuss various issues relating to British Muslims, identity and society as a whole. In view of the increasing challenges facing us societally, grassroots voices are increasingly required to participate in discussions around who we are and what we stand for. Whether it is religious or far right extremism, further polarisation of communities based on these types of ideology threaten to take us backward as a society. For this reason, the website seeks to distill the most useful and positive narratives to counter the predominantly destructive discourse regarding Muslim values and identity.

Brexit: [Re]birth of a Nation?

Feb 10 2019

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Soul Food? Sex Slaves, the Catholic Church & R Kelly

Feb 07 2019

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Fifty Shades of Grey and Only One Black?

Feb 03 2019

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Hear no evil, see no evil: Covering up sexual abuse while blaming the victim

Oct 30 2018

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“Are You About Dis Ting, Fam?”

Sep 17 2018

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In the name of the Father?  Endemic sexual abuse under the guise of religion

Aug 29 2018

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‘Brothers, we’re not Asian – Let’s stop acting like we’re Asian (and grooming young impressionable white girls)!’

Jun 19 2018

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A Symbol of Oppression: Rubbing Salt in the wounds

May 15 2018

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Kanye West: ‘The N*gg* ya love to hate’

May 02 2018

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