Muslims Only Make Up 1% Of Characters On TV, Study Finds



REPOST @pillarsfund / @huffpost


In most of the 200 scripted shows that researched analyzed, Muslin characters were typically violent, dehumanized or disparaged - if they existed at all.


“Representation for representation’s sake is certainly not our goal.” -Pillars’ @arijmikati


In a recent feature on @huffpost , Arij shared why accurate, nuanced Muslim representation on screen matters. “The quality and content of characters on screen have a really massive impact on how people all around the world feel about Muslims and also how Muslims feel about themselves.”


It’s time the world knows about our communities’ beauty, joy, diversity, and richness. It’s time to see these stories reflected on screen.


Visit TheMuslimBlueprint.org to learn how it can happen.


#Muslims #Muslim #AAPI #RepresentationMatters #Diversity #Diverse #Islamic #Filmmaking #Storytelling #Hollywood #Screenwriting #Screenwriter #WomeninFilm #MsMarvel #KamalaKhan #ImanVellani

5 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All