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March 7, 2018

I had the honour and pleasure of speaking with renowned author, poet and speaker Na'ima B Roberts, author of the critically acclaimed book From My Sister's Lips, that has inspired myself and women of all backgrounds in our journey as Muslims. 

It is the voice of a Muslim woman speaking for herself that resonates with the reader and sharing the accounts of Muslim women wh...

February 2, 2018

Halimat Shode of TBMT-UK sat down to speak with published author Habeeb Akande, whose debut book, Illuminating the Darkness, focuses on the contribution of Blacks and North Africans in the history of Islam. 

Habeeb has continued to publish a range of other non-fiction titles including 'A taste of honey' that discusses erotology in Islam and 'Illuminating the Blackness ' which...

December 26, 2017

In 2017, the mainstream fitness world seemed to finally pay attention to Muslim Women. Nike created a hijab range and reached out to various Muslim women in the sports and fitness industry to be ambassadors for it.

Shazia Hossen was one of the Muslim women that Nike reached out to and she  shares her hijab story, how she became interested in fitness and how she seeks to...

February 23, 2017

Nasir Yammama, Creative Technologist, Entrepreneur, and AgriTech Developer, is trailblazing agricultural change in Africa through technological innovation. His social enterprise “Verdant”, an AgriTech value chain company, aims to combat some of the challenges and obstacles faced by local farmers by providing market information, managerial support, and access to financial services...

April 15, 2016

Hijarbie is the creation of Nigerian lifestyle blogger, Haneefah Adam.

Haneefah felt the need for a more representative Barbie doll for young girls, and many more people around the world have also paid attention to it.

She’s been interviewed for major news publications including CNN, since the launch a few months ago.

Check out the instagram page to see some more great Hijarbie...

The Black Muslim Times UK sat down to talk with a Tanzanian sister who has founded a natural haircare line and authored her own book. Read on to learn more about Dalilah Baruti’s journey to loving her natural hair and entrepreneurship!

AM - Asalamu Alaikum sister, thanks so much for speaking with us! Can you tell us a bit about yourself? 

DB - My name is Dalilah Baruti and I w...

March 4, 2016

Nai’ma B Roberts is the South-African best-selling author of the critically acclaimed book, From my sister’s lips, in which she discusses her conversion to Islam and the stories of many other women’s journeys into accepting and practising the religion.

She has also authored numerous multi-cultural children’s books and YA fiction titles including Boy vs Girl.

She is the Fo...

March 4, 2016

Muslim women have been creating their own modest activewear that allows them to excercise in public without comprising their Islamic values. We sat down to speak with the creator of the recently launched modest active wear brand, AnahMaria Active to see what inspired her to create!

Asalamu Alaikum sister thanks so much for speaking with us! Can you tell us a bit about yourself?...

March 4, 2016

 The Black Muslim Times UK was privileged enough to speak with fashion designer Deeqa Raandhe, of Somali background, who has recently launched her own fashion line Deespresence. We talked motivations, advice to aspiring designers, and much more!

AsalamuAlaikum sister thanks so much for speaking with us! Can you tell us a bit about yourself? 

My name’s DeeQa Raandhe and I’m cur...

February 5, 2016

TBMT-UK is featuring our African/Caribbean Muslim brothers and sisters who are business owners, who have started their own social initiatives, or who do inspiring, beneficial work. If you think someone should be featured, contact us at

Rasheed Ige is the founder of a social enterprise created to service the some of the most vulnerable in London, the homele...

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