Have you heard about the viral hashtag taking Twitter by storm?
A D.C.-based youth advocacy group, Advocates For Youth, has set out to flood the Twitter-verse with stories of our unique identities, upholding the narrative that Muslims are not a monolith, and to expect otherwise is ridiculous. Through this mission, this courageous group of young Muslim organizers are “working to undo harmful stereotypes of Muslims,” and uplift those in our community whom are so often overlooked. Show off your unique identity by sharing your #MuslimAnd identity.
To quote Advocates For Youth, “We are #MuslimAnd your neighbors,” so get to know us for the diverse group that we are!
Read on for some of our favorite #MuslimAnd stories, and don’t forget to check out what Rashida Tlaib had to say about it:
1. The Tweet that Started It All: