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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“Urban Street Perspectives: Everyone has an opinion but very few have USPs”

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.

‘Jack the Lads?’ Or is there something ominous we are choosing to ignore?

Jun 23 2019

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Societal Serenity & Quietist Salafis: A Swedish Context

Jun 07 2019

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Sri Lanka Attacks: No end in sight

Apr 23 2019

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Social Media, Self-Harm & Suicide

Apr 18 2019

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Finding the Way Forward: The Black Muslim Third Space

Apr 14 2019

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Conquering White Privilege: A Pyrrhic Victory?

Apr 13 2019

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Can we really speak of “unity” & “Ummah” without addressing anti-black racism?

Apr 11 2019

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Asians & Arabs – No friends of Muhammad Ali or Malcolm X

Apr 07 2019

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Is ISIS Dead? The Importance of Uprooting its Leadership

Mar 23 2019

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