Brazil's City of Joy: Salvador da Bahia is a documentary about the Brazilian northeastern city, Salvador in the state of Bahia. Salvador is known as "cidade da felicidade" (city of joy/happinness), has a strong African presence with 80% of its inhabitants are of African descent. Author of Illuminating the Blackness: Blacks and African Muslims in Brazil, Habeeb Akande interviews Afro-Brazilians about: Afro-Brazilian Culture, Afro-Brazilian Music, Black Beauty, Fashion in Bahia, Colourism in Bahia, Racism in Brazil, Brazilian Muslims, Afro-Brazilian History
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Excerpt from City of God - 10 Years of Later documentary featuring actors Seu Jorge and Roberta Rodrigues speaking about the lack of progress of black people in Brazil. City of God – 10 Years Later is a 2013 Brazilian documentary film directed by Cavi Borges and Luciano Vidigal.
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Malcolm X speaks about why he left the Nation of Islam and has become an orthodox Muslim. Malcolm X exposes the leader of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad's acts of adultery and defends the honour of the women Elijah Muhammad took advantage of.
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"I love being a black woman" says a black Brazilian woman in Salvador, Bahia. Another speaks about her love for natural hair. Salvador, Bahia in northeastern Brazil has the largest population of African descendants in Brazil. Over 80% of the population is of African descent .
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Over two-thirds of Brazil's World Cup stars are black/mixed, but the majority of their female partners are white. Brazil's Obsession with White Women - "White woman to marry, mixed woman to fornicate, and black woman to work" - Brazilian saying A study of the race and skin colour of the WAGs of black Brazilian footballers from the last three World Cup squads (2010, 2014 and 2018)*: - 76% of black Brazilian footballers are married or dating white women and only 18% marry/date black women, - 72% of Brazil's World Cup players are black, and 28% are white, - Only 1 player from the 2018 World Cup squad is married to a black woman, - In 2018, 6% of black Brazilian men married black women, compared to 31% in 2014, - 70% of Brazilian footballers are non-white despite the fact that 52% of the population is non-white, - Not one player is married to a dark skinned black woman, * 'Black' refers to mixed-raced and black for the purpose of this study The whitening of Brazil, Most successful black men do not marry or date black women in Brazil, Are black men responsible for colourism
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Documentary featuring the perceptions and misconceptions of Black women in Brazil. Author of Illuminating the Blackness: Blacks and African Muslims in Brazil, Habeeb Akande interviews Afro-Brazilians about: Natural Hair in Brazil, Dating in Brazil, Bahia's African Heritage, Being Black in Brazil, Education In Brazil, Race and Skin Colour in Brazil
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Brazilians in Salvador, Bahia (northeastern Brazil) speak about whether Brazil is dangerous for women and the best Brazilian cities for female tourists to visit. Part of the upcoming Brazil: City of Joy documentary by Habeeb Akande
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Brazilian model and social media influencer, Aline Monaretto, speaks about the hypersexualisation of black Brazilian women and the different treatment of men towards white, brown and black women in Brazil. Part of the documentary Brazil's City of Joy by Habeeb Akande
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Muslims from Brazil and west Africa speak about being a Muslim in Brazil and the reasons why Brazilians are converting to Islam. Interviews conducted in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Salvador, Bahia. Part of Brazil's City of Joy documentary
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Shaykh Abdul Hameed Ahmad, imam of the Salvador Mosque in Bahia, Brazil, speaks about the social problem of black Brazilian Muslim women not being able to find Muslim husbands. Brazil has a growing Muslim population, in which the majority of the Muslims in Brazil are of Arab descent. Unfortunately a number of Afro-Brazilian Muslim women are unable to marry Arab Muslim men due to cultural stigma towards black women, despite Islam permitting marriage between Muslims irrespective of their colour or ethnicity. Interview conducted by Habeeb Akande, author of Illuminating the Blackness: Blacks and African Muslims in Brazil.
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The issue of colourism in Brazil and its impact on interracial relationships is explained by Afro-Brazilian teacher Abdul Karim. The academic also discusses the branqueamento (whitening) ideology and why black Brazilians tend to marry white people as they climb the social ladder, drawing examples from his own family when his black grandmother told her daughters to only marry white men in order to 'purify the blood' from their African ancestry.
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Brazilian blogger, activist and fashion designer, Ana Paula Xongani, from São Paulo speaks about Brazil's growing black consciousness and the importance of empowering Brazil's black population through various means such as social media and books. Ana also speaks about Habeeb Akande's book Illuminating the Blackness: Blacks and African Muslims in Brazil which explores race-relations in Brazil and the country's African Muslim heritage.
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Great Black and North African Muslims in history from the book Illuminating the Darkness by Habeeb Akande. Featuring Tariq ibn Ziyad, Ibn Battutah, Usman dan Fodio, Nana Asma'u, Mansa Musa, Muhammad Toure, Idris Alooma, Amina Sukhera, Umar Tall, Fadhma N'Soumer, Abd Al-Qadir Jaza'iri, Samory Toure, Muhammad Abdullah Hasan, Malik el-Shabazz aka Malcolm X
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Author and historian Habeeb Akande speaks about female beauty, male sexual desire, and racism in the Muslim community, in his books 'Illuminating the Darkness: Blacks and African Muslims in Islam' and 'Illuminating the Difference: Black, White, and Brown Women' Sisters Hour programme on British Muslim TV with co-hosts Sakina Le Noir and Nadia Hussein
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Max Wianna, a popular black Brazilian singer from Salvador, Bahia, explains interracial relationships in Brazil and why many successful black Brazilian men tend to marry white women. According to Max, Brazilian black men in Salvador, Bahia, do not have a preference for white women. However, he does say that some black men date/marry white women for status. White women are generally more coveted in Brazilian society. Response video to '76% of Successful Black Brazilian Men Marry White Women - Is Love Really Colour Blind?'
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Afro-Brazilian Fashionista Youtuber Ana Paula Xongani speaks about what it is like to be a black woman in Brazil and her online Afro-Brazilian fashion store and YouTube channel, Xongani. http://www.xongani.com/ https://www.facebook.com/xonganimodaafro Brazil's City of Joy documentary by author and filmmaker Habeeb Akande
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The history and legacy of the Malês (west African Muslims) in 19th century northeastern Brazil. Documentary by Habeeb Akande coming soon
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The writer presents an in-depth investigation and understanding of the complex subject that is Race in Islam by also applying the support of credible historical literature which has already delved into the area as well as referencing relevant parts of the Qur'an and numerous Hadith. The quality of this extensive research is evident throughout the book, yet the detail is coherently translated in such a way that the writer avoids isolating even the lay-reader. Akande's modest tone and style give the feeling that the reader is being invited to continue on his journey into a better understanding of Islam's message and the historical events which took place during and after the Prophet's (PBUH) time. Illuminating the Darkness: Blacks and North Africans in Islam by Habeeb Akande critically addresses the issue of racial discrimination and colour prejudice in religious history. Examines the Bible's 'Curse of Ham' story, concept of racism, colourism/colorism and race.
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Eric Abidal, Ibrahim Afellay, Seydou Keita and Yaya Toure Compilation of videos from various YouTube users Presented by Rabaah, official retailer of the book Illuminating the Darkness : Blacks and North Africans in Islam written by Habeeb Akande For more information see www.rabaah.com
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Habeeb Akande, author of Illuminating the Darkness: Blacks and North Africans in Islam discusses his book on Living the Life programme on Islam Channel. Programme was live from London studios on Monday 22nd October 2012 at 6pm. Illuminating the Darkness critically addresses the issue of racial discrimination and colour prejudice in religious history. Tackling common misconceptions, the author seeks to elevate the status of blacks and North Africans in Islam by celebrating their achievements. The book is divided into two sections: Part l of the book explores the concept of race, 'blackness', slavery, interracial marriage and racism in Islam in the light of the Qur'an, Hadith and early historical sources. Part ll of the book consists of a compilation of short biographies of noble black and North African Muslim men and women in Islamic history including Prophets, Companions of the Prophet and more recent historical figures. The book is available in paperback and ebook (Kindle edition) from www.rabaah.com, Amazon and other outlets Check out www.facebook.com/illuminatingthedarkness, @Habeeb_Akande Islam Channel is available to watch on sky channel 813, freesat: 693, www.islamchannel.tv, Contact Islam Channel via; facebook.com/islamchannel and twitter @islamchannel, #LTLIFE
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Kunyaza is a traditional sensual practice dedicated to female pleasure. Originally from Rwanda, east-central Africa, the kunyaza tradition has the reputation of facilitating female ejaculation and multiple orgasms in women during heterosexual encounters. Also practiced in Uganda and Kenya, where it is known as kachabali. Habeeb Akande is a British-born sex writer and historian of Nigerian descent. Author and holistic teacher, Shopar Graves of Fo Sho Energy, teaches about holistic sex and intimacy.
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"Akande ends his introduction with the hope that Afrophobia and negative representations of blackness are dismantled. In my opinion, this book does much more: it celebrates the extensive and multicultural African and Black contributions to the social and historical development of Islam. Those who read the book will find themselves feeling armed with empowering knowledge and inspired to pursue their own research into the extensive history of Islam and the Prophet's (PBUH) life. 'Illuminating the Darkness: Blacks and North Africans in Islam' is highly recommended as a source of information for all, particularly during this important month of Black History." Illuminating the Darkness: Blacks and North Africans in Islam by Habeeb Akande is now available from Amazon (paperback and Kindle edition)
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Kachabali (kunyaza) is a traditional African sexual practice dedicated to pleasure. The practice has the reputation for triggering female ejaculation orgasms in women. Lerato Charlotte Letsoso explains the African sexual technique which has been practised for hundreds of years in Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and South Africa.
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"The author is right to argue that Black and North African Muslims have made a substantial contribution in the development of Islamic thought, culture and civilisation......This is an interesting and useful book, and it is worth reading. The author deserves credit for his efforts." Muhammad Khan author of The Muslim 100 (Review in The Muslim News newspaper, 28th September 2012) Illuminating the Darkness celebrates the achievements of Black and North Africans Muslims. Illuminating the Darkness critically addresses the issue of racial discrimination and colour prejudice in religious history. Tackling common misconceptions, the author seeks to elevate the status of blacks and North Africans in Islam. Video is a compilation of Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson and Zinedine Zidane. Excerpt of song "Adam " by Umar Abdullah Debois (L Debois) Illuminating the Darkness: Blacks and North Africans in Islam, written by Habeeb Akande is now available to but from Amazon.co.uk
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Yaya Toure after being handed the man of the match bottle rejects the man of the match champagne (alcohol) bottle after winning the game for Manchester City vs Newcastle United at the Sports Direct Arena on 6/5/12 due to his religious beliefs in Islam. Toure is a devout Muslim and one of the world's best midfield players. Previously with FC Barcelona, Yaya Toure from the Ivory Coast now plays for Manchester City in the English Premier League.
Views: 17936 Habeeb Akande
"This book is a light, which God-willing, is going to illuminate our path." - Dr Imran H. Alawiye (Author of Gateway to Arabic) Illuminating the Darkness critically addresses the issue of racial discrimination and colour prejudice in religious history. Tackling common misconceptions, the author seeks to elevate the status of blacks and North Africans in Islam. The book is divided into two sections: Part l of the book explores the concept of race, 'blackness', slavery, interracial marriage and racism in Islam in the light of the Qur'an, Hadith and early historical sources. Part ll of the book consists of a compilation of short biographies of noble black and North African Muslim men and women in Islamic history including Prophets, Companions of the Prophet and more recent historical figures.
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Author and filmmaker, Habeeb Akande discusses what it means to be Black and Muslim in Brazil today as part of his upcoming documentary. Presented by Khalil Charles, Produced by Adama Juldeh Munu, Screened on Sat, 6 Aug 2016 at 4:30 pm
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Author and historian, Habeeb Akande discusses with photographer Denis Mola about their numerous trips Brazil, and why they encourage black people living in Europe and USA to visit Salvador da Bahia and Rio de Janeiro. Denis Mola and Habeeb Akande will both be producing documentaries about Brazil. Full 'Brazil' Episode from The Mandingo Way Podcast will be available on Soundcloud and YouTube soon.
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Words of Desire: The Language of Arabic Erotica and its Translations 6-7 May 2016 at Paris-Sarbonne University and the Arab World Institute. Les mots du désir: La langue de l'érotisme arabe et ses traductions, 6-7 mai 2016, Université Paris-Sorbonne, et IMA, Auditorium Author Habeeb Akande, gives a presentation about his book A Taste of Honey. What is erotology? The study of sexual desire and the art of lovemaking What is Islamic Erotology?
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Author Habeeb Akande talks with Layla Abdullah-Poulos about the roots of erotology in African culture and Kunyaza, women-centered sexual training. Kunyaza is an east African foreplay technique that triggers female ejaculation and multiple orgasms in women. Originally from Rwanda, kunyaza is also practised in Kenya and Uganda where it is known as kachabali. Erotology is the study of sexual love and behaviour. Watch the full NbA Muslims Authors Speak to see the full interview!
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Book launch for the recently published book Illuminating the Darkness: Blacks and North Africans in Islam written by Habeeb Akande. Now available in paperback from Amazon and other outlets. Held at Old Kent Road Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre on Sunday 17th June 2012. featuring guest speakers, Professor Noibi, Dr. Imran H. Alawiye, Yousif Al-Khoei, Kasim Abdul-Fatai. The book is about the ennobled status of people of African descent and addresses some misconceptions regarding the concept of blackness, race, interracial marriage, racism, slavery and women in Islam. The book celebrates the achievements of blacks and North African Muslims in history. Song by Akon and Keri Hilson "Oh Africa" Pictures courtesy of Finest Fotography from I Am Finest Typo spotted, "Perhaps" not "Prehaps" thanks for spotting that Zee
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Kunyaza is a traditional Rwandan technique which has the reputation of facilitating female ejaculation and multiple orgasms. Kunyaza is also practiced in Uganda and Kenya where it is known as Kachabali. Audience reaction after the UK release of Sacred Water documentary by Belgian filmmaker Olivier Jourdain. The documentary explores female sexuality and the kunyaza tradition in Rwanda Upcoming book, Kunyaza - The Secret to Female Pleasure, by Habeeb Akande
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Lagos Illuminating the Darkness Book Presentation at Lagos Airport Hotel in Ikeja, Nigeria. followed by some pictures of author, Habeeb Akande's visit to the palace of the Sultan of Sokoto. Illuminating the Darkness critically addresses the issue of racial discrimination and colour prejudice in religious history. www.facebook.com/illuminatingthedarkness
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Crossing Brazil's racial and class divide BBC News Brazil has one of the most diverse and mixed populations in the world - but this diversity comes with huge inequality, both racial and social. Where you're born can have a major impact on who you are and the opportunities you'll have. As part of our Identity season, Julia Carneiro investigates how far race and class can influence and perhaps constrain young adults growing up in Brazil - she follows two young women whose paths have crossed at a private university in Rio de Janeiro. Produced by the BBC's Franz Strasser Copyright: BBC News
Views: 342 Habeeb Akande
Excerpt from civil rights activist Darcus Howe's Channel 4 documentary Who You Callin' a Nigger? (2004) exploring racial tensions amongst Britain's black and Asian communities.
Views: 5496 Habeeb Akande
The believer's secret to success is made up of the following formula; prayer + hard work = success. Pictures of some successful Muslim footballers of the modern era including; Papiss Cisse, Demba Ba (both Newcastle United and Senegal), Eric Bilal Abidal (FC Barcelona), Seydou Keita (FC Barcelona and Mali), Samir Nasri (Manchester City and France), Kolo Toure and Yaya Toure (Manchester City and Ivory Coast). All players featured in this video adhere to the religion of Islam. Great inspirational and motivational Speech by Arnold Schwarzenegger from tfish012's video 'Six Secrets to Success Speech', audio clip also taken from the film Gladiator starring Russell Crowe (Maximus). "Indeed prayer is the weapon of the Believer" - Prophet Muhammad. Promotional video for the book Illuminating the Darkness: Blacks and North Africans in Islam written by Habeeb Akande. The book is now available from Amazon.co.uk
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BBC Interview with author Habeeb Akande on the Victoria Derbyshire TV programme on 9/10/17 about the controversial Dove 'racist' advert and the lack of diversity in the beauty industry.
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Misbah Wale Akanni, a Nigerian Muslim entrepreneur and the current Nigerian Liaison Officer of Bahia, speaks about the history of African Muslims in Brazil, including the Malê (Yoruba) slave revolt in 1835 including Hausa Muslims, the emergence of Islam in Salvador, Bahia in the 1990s and the conversion of Brazilians to Islam
Views: 1867 Habeeb Akande
"In traditional African societies, there was always at least one woman in the village, a teacher and guide. Parents sent their daughters to her when they began their menses. She advised young brides in the weeks leading up to marriage and again after childbirth." - Angelica Lindsey-Ali, Sexual Health Educator and Kunyaza Teacher, aka The Village Auntie, explains kunyaza / kachabali, the "the easiest and most effective technique to achieve female ejaculation." Full interview here on Venus Clapback https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRGlUlzpPLE&t=3188s
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Illuminating the Darkness celebrates the achievements of Black and North Africans Muslims The book is an opportunity for the English reader to read about the Islamic literary genre on the virtues of blacks and North Africans in Islam. The book addresses some misconceptions regarding people of African descent as well as presenting a variety of influential black and African Muslims in history from black Arabs, to black Africans, to 'white' North African Berbers Video is a compilation of beautiful black and Berber women and children. Song "Allah is the Greatest" by Umar Abdullah Debois (L Debois) is available to buy on iTunes Illuminating the Darkness: Blacks and North Africans in Islam, written by Habeeb Akande is now available to but from Amazon.co.uk
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The illegal of Black African Muslims by Arab and North African Muslims is one of the darkest periods in Islamic history. Speaking about this, Moroccan jurist Ahmad An-Nasri says, "This by God's life is one of the foulest and greatest evils perpetrated upon God's religion, for the people of Sudan are Muslims having the same rights and responsibilities as ourselves." Illuminating the Darkness critically addresses the issue of racial discrimination and colour prejudice in religious history. Tackling common misconceptions, the author seeks to elevate the status of blacks and North Africans in Islam. The book is divided into two sections: Part l of the book explores the concept of race, 'blackness', slavery, interracial marriage and racism in Islam in the light of the Qur'an, Hadith and early historical sources. Part ll of the book consists of a compilation of short biographies of noble black and North African Muslim men and women in Islamic history including Prophets, Companions of the Prophet and more recent historical figures. www.rabaah.com Book is available from Amazon and other good bookshops.
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A group of Brazilian ('convert/revert') Muslims in Salvador, Bahia speak about how and why they converted to Islam. The book 'Illuminating the Blackness: Blacks and African Muslims in Brazil' by Habeeb Akande explores the growing phenomenon of Islam in Brazil.
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Discussion about 'Being Black and Muslim' in the UK with academic Mustafa Briggs, and author Habeeb Akande discusses his upcoming documentary about Muslims in Brazil on 'Living The Life' programme on Islam Channel. Copyright: Islam Channel
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