Vantablack Muslim activist Asha Noor posed a question on her Facebook timeline that drew a firestorm of attention and dialogue.
Noor’s post garnered comments well into the night. People were still liking and commenting when I woke up for Fajr! There were major themes in the comments that demonstrate not only a problem with racial and intracultural bias in Muslim courtship and matrimonial spheres, ignorance and defense of it seems to be pervasive. The comments also revealed some problematic notions from NbPoC Muslims. Let’s go to the timeline history!