Black Iranian heritage: Emerging from the shadows

A new generation of Black and Afro-Iranians are revitalising their distinct histories and culture.

California is one of the many places Priscillia calls ‘home’, adding to an impressive list that includes Nigeria, Mauritania, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic and her native countries of Congo-Brazzaville, Iran and France. She’s hoping Sierra Leone will be added to the list one day because of her husband’s heritage. She tells me, “No-one can really pin me and I do not belong anywhere, rather everywhere”.

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Journalist with an affinity for all things ‘African Diaspora’ and Islam. You can @ me via adamaj.co.uk or twitter/@adamajmunu