A-MAN: PRIVILEGED – TOMMY ‘A-MAN’ EVANS

Tommy ‘A-Man’ Evans of ‘Beard is Beautiful’ fame explains in a powerful spoken word the experiences of many white Muslims in Britain including myself.

The elation of reversion, before the gradual realization that not all is as it should be post shahadah, the needing to find your own way – to bridge that gap between Islam and British culture, whilst maintaining your own individuality.

His also touches on the blessing / curse of being white in a Muslim community still burdened with something of a colonized and / or cultural mindset in a way I’ve always struggled to articulate.

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