Ismael Lea SouthThe Salam Project
Ismael Lea South is the Director of The Salam Project, a youth and community initiative, working with Black African/Afro Caribbean and Muslim communities. He was previously an activist with Love Music Hate Racism and Peace Not War. The Salam Project works in partnership with grassroots groups to deliver workshops against gang (gun & knife) crime in inner cities, and extremism/ radicalisation that is aimed towards Black Muslims. He works in partnership with interfaith organisations promoting Black community interfaith dialogue and recently won an award from The Faith and Belief Forum for promoting interfaith dialogue between Black (African & Afro Caribbean) churches and Black (African & Afro Caribbean) mosques around the UK.
The Black British Muslim history of the UK
Ismael Lea South will be showcasing the Black British Muslim history of the UK – past, present and future. He will be showcasing the Black British Muslim contribution to British society and the positive stories from these communities.