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US artist shares powerful portraits on Being black & Muslim

POWERFUL: Photography by Bobby Rodgers

AN AMERICAN artist has unveiled a portrait series which explores what it is like to be both black and Muslim in the US.

Artist Bobby Rogers took to his social media accounts to publish the powerful photos which sparked conversation online.

The series was inspired by the hashtag #BeingBlackAndMuslim that was initiated in 2014 by the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (MuslimARC) and has seen numerous people on social media share their thoughts on their identity and how they're often perceived.

See more portraits below:

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