A platform for Black British Muslims

Meet the Team !

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Halimat Shode is the founder  and editor-in-chief of The Black Muslim Times UK, a writer, and English with creative writing graduate.She is British-Nigerian, born and raised in London. She has years of experience writing for independent media publications and has made numerous appearances on the UK television stations, Islam Channel and British Muslim TV on various topics from skin bleaching to The Black Lives Matter protests.You can find her on twitter @Halimat_Writes.


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Aisha-Asher Morgan is an English Literature Undergrad at Queen Mary University of London. Ethnically Jamaican, Angolan, and English, she is born and bred in London. Aisha is deeply connected to, and inspired by, her African/Caribbean roots. She is the co-founder of,  a blog which aims to: “bridge the experiences of Black and Muslim women in a postcolonial context.”


Yasmin Egala

Yasmin Egala is ethnically Ghanaian but lives in the UK.She is a blogger and a Human Resources professional. She shares reflections of her journey of self-discovery and identity challenges as a ‘born’ Muslim at


Aadam was born in London, England, but his parents were born in the Caribbean and came to England in the 1950’s.

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Kawthar is originally from Nigeria. She is a recent psychology graduate working as a research assistant in mental health. In her spare time she loves learning new things by reading books, learning Arabic and black history., is her personal blog about issues that she believes affect Muslim women and her own personal experiences.


Adama Munu is a broadcaster and writer. She hails from the West African Nation of Sierra Leone but is born and bred in South London.  She is the producer of Africa This Week, a weekly pan African Diaspora program on the international award winning broadcaster, the Islam Channel. She produced a documentary in 2014 ‘Battle against Ebola’ relating to the epidemic in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. She has written for other publications such as SISTERS magazine, Huffington Post and Ilma Magazine. You can catch up with her on @adamajmunu and .



Other Contributors

Yasmin is a student at Queen Marys University of London, studying BA English Literature. She is ethnically Somali, but was born and raised in London. In the future, she hopes to continue working within academia, researching African Literature, with a primary focus on Somali oral literature.

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