Addressing contemporary issues affecting us 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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The purpose of this website is encapsulated in a prophetic narration that advises:

“Whoever amongst you sees an evil, he must change it with his hand. If he is not able to do so, then with his tongue. And if he is not able to do so, then to hate it with his heart, and that is the weakest form of faith.”

Ta-Nahesi Coates makes a similar elucidation about writing as an art form:

“Art was not an after-school special. Art was not motivational speaking. Art was not sentimental. It had no responsibility to be hopeful or optimistic or make anyone feel better about the world. It must reflect the world in all its brutality and beauty, not in hopes of changing it but in the mean and selfish desire to not be enrolled in its lie, to not be coopted by the television dreams, to not ignore the great crimes all around us.”

Murder She Wrote: The Disparities in Health (S)care

Aug 27 2023

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Wildfires & Youth: Nature vs. Nurture

Jul 05 2023

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Artificial Intelligence & Black Intellect: The Cultural Nuances of ‘Afropeanism’

Jun 23 2023

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The kneed for Justice: When taking a knee is an abuse of privilege

May 30 2023

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Conquering White Privilege: A Pyrrhic Victory?

Apr 20 2023

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Do You Believe in Monsters?

Apr 07 2023

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When they see us, Fade to Black

Jan 29 2023

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Police & Thieves: When Privilege becomes Synonymous with Abuse

Jan 17 2023

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Jungle Book: 21st Century Colonialist Strategy

Oct 19 2022

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