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What is it like #BeingBlackAndMuslim?

Netizens discuss race and faith in the Muslim community.

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What is it like to be black and Muslim? Twitter users are sharing their experiences in an attempt to shed light on the discrimination black Muslims face. Muslim community leader and activist Dawud Walid launched the campaign on Wednesday with the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative. Many took to Twitter to share their observations using the hashtag #BeingBlackAndMuslim, which received more than 7,000 uses in 24 hours.