He was from the subcontinent but had the swag of a black brotha.
He said he was having a hard time find a sister from his background because he couldn’t relate to them.
Muslims account for over twenty percent of the population of the world and more than that fraction of prime-aged girls.
The rhetoric we hear in Friday sermons – being brothers to one another and one united family – is often absolutely hypocritical. In many communities, Black Muslim women are viewed as the most undesirable women as far as marriage prospects.This article attempts to offer some guidance on what a man should expect on this journey.All points are generalizations only, based on the personal experiences of the author, who is not a Muslim.“I’m sorry, it’s just my family wouldn’t be happy…” He said this apologetically while taking a small sip from his drink. I thought about how this would have played out totally differently if I was a white girl, and laughed under my breath.I looked at him from across the table before proceeding to give him a piece of my mind. Now don’t get me wrong, I understand my white sisters have their own set of problems when it comes to marriage.Another important point though is that while Muslims are allowed to date non-Muslims, they are told to date 'women of the book' meaning Christians or Jews.