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

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  1. #beingblackandmuslim in one tweet

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

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  1. Double standards

#FreeMumia on Twitter: “#BeingBlackAndMuslim means hearing “free Palestine” often, but being told “Black lives matter” is too controversial. / Twitter”

BeingBlackAndMuslim means hearing “free Palestine” often, but being told “Black lives matter” is too controversial.

 

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

Hafeezat 🌻 on Twitter: “#BeingBlackAndMuslim when you have to deal with racism, islamophobia and sexism all in one. I’m basically a walking target / Twitter”

BeingBlackAndMuslim when you have to deal with racism, islamophobia and sexism all in one. I’m basically a walking target

 

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

Dr. Halim Naeem on Twitter: “#BeingBlackAndMuslim When your immigrant counterpart communities only call and recognize you as Muslim when they are about to get….#BANNED / Twitter”

BeingBlackAndMuslim When your immigrant counterpart communities only call and recognize you as Muslim when they are about to get….#BANNED

 

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

Jangous. on Twitter: “#BeingBlackAndMuslim Having to recite a verse from the Quran to non black Muslims to prove that you’re Muslim. / Twitter”

BeingBlackAndMuslim Having to recite a verse from the Quran to non black Muslims to prove that you’re Muslim.

 

  1. Preach!

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

https://twitter.com/AmericanZol/status/831750485388492801

 

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

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  1. I mean, check this out

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

wanderess on Twitter: “#BeingBlackAndMuslimMe: I’m blackClassmate: I thought you were Muslim?Me: Ya and blackThem: pic.twitter.com/p1I2hpIR47 / Twitter”

BeingBlackAndMuslimMe: I’m blackClassmate: I thought you were Muslim?Me: Ya and blackThem: pic.twitter.com/p1I2hpIR47

 

  1. You don’t really belong anywhere

f 🇸🇩 on Twitter: “#BeingBlackAndMuslim means being too Arab for Africans and too black for Arabs / Twitter”

BeingBlackAndMuslim means being too Arab for Africans and too black for Arabs

 

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

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  1. Pretty much sums it up

 

  1. So much hypocrisy

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

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  1. Never stop standing up to injustice!

Rajoweyn on Twitter: “Black Muslims who don’t address white supremacy & racial justice are favored by other Muslims and the general public. #BeingBlackAndMuslim pic.twitter.com/PknK3edRzw / Twitter”

Black Muslims who don’t address white supremacy & racial justice are favored by other Muslims and the general public. #BeingBlackAndMuslim pic.twitter.com/PknK3edRzw

 

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

Queen 🐝 on Twitter: “When other Muslims try to ignore the fact that you’re Black by saying “We’re all just Muslim” 🙄 Stop doing that! #BeingBlackAndMuslim / Twitter”

When other Muslims try to ignore the fact that you’re Black by saying “We’re all just Muslim” 🙄 Stop doing that! #BeingBlackAndMuslim

 

  1. It’s as simple as that

JUSTICE.FOR.SHUKRI on Twitter: “#BeingBlackAndMuslim.. https://t.co/Ro0YFNKXCx / Twitter”

BeingBlackAndMuslim.. https://t.co/Ro0YFNKXCx

 

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

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Written by Hayat El Khattabi

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