MACFEST 2021: The Black Queens of Islam

13 March 2021 18:00 – 19:30 GMT

Celebrating International Women Week: A presentation on ‘ The Black Queens of Islam’ by Ismeal Lea South.

Celebrating International Women Week: with a presentation on ‘ The Black Queens of Islam’ by Ismeal Lea South.

Join us for an exciting event of The Untold History of The Black Queens of Islam.

This presentation celebrates Black (African & Afro-Caribbean) Muslim women who were trailblazer scholars, academics, activists, artists, entrepreneurs, warriors and artists.

Through his talk Ismael challenges the ignorance, misconceptions and negative perceptions in society.

Ismael Lea South is an independent cultural researcher on Black ( African & African Caribbean) British history and British Muslim History for over 10 years. His work has been used by publication houses, academic papers, heritage organisations, cultural community organisations and archiving initiatives nationwide.

Introduced by: Councillor Mahadi Hussein Sharif Mahamed, Moss Side Ward, Manchester.

Hosted by: Amal Abdalhakim-Douglas

Paintings by: Faiqa Uppal, Pakistani artist.

‘Queen Amina of Zaria’, the painting used in the header.

This event honours #BlackLivesmatter Movement.

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