21 Tweets about #BeingBlackAndMuslim Everyone Has To Read

Black people have to face a lot of racism and discrimination in our societies, inter-racial as well as within muslim communities. And then you have people who are black and muslim, and we often tend to ignore their causes and struggles. Not only do they have to deal with racism and discrimination because they’re black, they’re also dealing with islamophobia because they’re muslim. That’s why the hashtag #BeingBlackAndMuslim was trending on twitter and here’s a brief summary of the various tweets people shared.

  1. Read and never forget

 

  1. #beingblackandmuslim in one tweet

 

  1. That’s why we should all support #blackhistorymonth

 

  1. Double standards

 

  1. When you’re black, Muslim and a woman…

 

  1. You know something is wrong when you need Trump before you help each other out

 

  1. Sadly enough, non-black Muslims can be so ignorant

 

  1. Preach!

 

  1. This is like the one ‘advantage’ of being a minority

 

  1. Some non-black Muslims should really buy themselves a map

 

  1. I mean, check this out

 

  1. When people still don’t get the difference between race and religion

 

  1. You don’t really belong anywhere

 

  1. You might think of this, next time you’re venting

 

  1. Pretty much sums it up

 

  1. So much hypocrisy

 

  1. I think it’s time that we let people speak for themselves

 

  1. Never stop standing up to injustice!

 

  1. It’s just as bad as white people shouting ‘ALL lives matter’

 

  1. It’s as simple as that

 

  1. But at the end, you should never forget that we love you, guys!

Written by Hayat El Khattabi

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Hayat Jamal is a 22-year-old History student. She likes to read, write and practice sports.