This will be a short post, I will write more inshallah IF and when I find the time.
There were non-black Muslim POC claiming that the film was “Islamophobic” because of a scene in which Nigerian girls were saved from Boko Haram. Fancy calling a film featuring a character saving Muslim girls from sexual slavery and rape by violent extremists “Islamophobic”.
Because, you know, fighting against Boko Haram who terrorize tons of West-African Muslims, is ofcourse “Islamophobic”. What about the lives of those West-African MUSLIMS? Don’t those West-African Muslims represent Islam?
The sad irony of the fact is that those folks implicitly would rather identify Boko Haram with islam then those innocent girls. Our beautiful, innocent girls.
No wonder they don’t give a damn about #BlackLivesMatterOR #MosqueMeToo , or about the women accusing TR.
By the way, Muslims weren’t bashed anywhere in Black Panther. By no means were Islam, or Muslims, synonimous with violence or terrorism in that film. It even featured one of those girls making du’a for her black female saviour!