‘It’s Not About The Burqa’ | Redefining Faith, Culture and Identity

‘It’s Not About The Burqa’ | Redefining Faith, Culture and Identity

It's Not About The Burqa is a collection of powerful essays which discuss faith, sexuality, race, love, activism, and overall, identity, from the viewpoints of 17 Muslim women. It's no secret that the UK has a huge issue with Islamaphobia. Not only has our very own Prime Minister referred to Muslim women as 'letterboxes' and actively [...]

Because ‘I’m not racist’ is not enough.

Because ‘I’m not racist’ is not enough.

Last October, I finished my MLitt. The focus of my Master's was 'Racial Representations in 'US Mixed Media,' with my dissertation focusing on the portrayal of Black Lives Matter on screen. My dissertation consisted of 24,000 words, and explored the importance of on-screen depictions and how those in power use these platforms to control narratives. [...]