We’ve awaited the end of one of the longest January’s ever experienced and strolled into February happily ready to celebrate Black History Month in the United States. Black history has played a pivotal part in the creation and sustainment of the U.S. and is also ongoing, considering the current racial unrest of the country.
After the recent passing of what would have been the 23rd birthday of Trayvon Martin, a young American boy who was killed by anti-Black racism during Black History month six years ago, Muslim Girl would like to pay tribute to the pivotal and game-changing work being done by Black Muslim women against all odds.
Proving, once again, that Black men and women are providing a meaningful contribution, culture and knowledge that everyone can benefit from.
This Black History Month, we are honoring the Black Muslim women across the globe who are making waves in their respective fields. They show us that there truly is no box to think outside of by being their authentic selves in abundance and opening doors for the women who will follow behind them.
Proving to those who seem to be politically allergic to melanin that those outdated stereotypes placed upon Black men and women must finally be put to rest. Proving, once again, that Black men and women are providing a meaningful contribution, culture and knowledge that everyone can benefit from.
Check out our list of 18 women to watch out for this Black History Month!