Blood Brothers #25: Africa’s ignored Islamic history

In this special episode of the Blood Brothers Podcast in collaboration with West Canada’s ‘United Islam Awareness Week’ (UIAW), Dilly Hussain speaks with Shaykh Mohamed Yaffa.

Shaykh Yaffa explains the daily challenges of being black, Muslim and immigrant in Canada at a time of heightened racism and Islamophobia.

He also also shares his thoughts on the ignored Islamic history of Africa and anti-black racism which began during the Abbasid Caliphate.

Topics of discussion also include Shaykh Yaffa’s experience while studying in Pakistan and the forced conversion of African slaves to Christianity by European colonialists.

This episode of the Blood Brothers Podcast was in partnership with Family Break: https://familybreak.org.uk/

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