As Donald Trump closed in on victory Tuesday night, Muslim and Arab-Americans took to social media to express their fear of what the future may hold.
In the wake of the Paris attacks last December, Trump called for a ban of all Muslims entering the United States until he could “figure out what is going on.” In the past 11 months, Trump has tried to soften that proposal, saying during the second presidential debate that “the Muslim ban is something that in some form has morphed into extreme vetting from certain areas of the world.”
Here are some of the most striking messages in the midst of election night:
— Adam Saleh (@omgAdamSaleh) 9 ноября 2016 г.
“Everyone needs to relax”
I AM A MUSLIM AMERICAN WHO IS ABOUT TO BE LIVING UNDER A TRUMP PRESIDENCY. DO NOT TELL US TO RELAX.
— lil megzi vert (@mujghannn) 9 ноября 2016 г.