Twitter Is Reimagining ‘Harry Potter’ If Hogwarts Was Black & JK Rowling Loves It

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There is no doubt that Harry Potter is one of the greatest book series and movies of all time, but the truth is that Hogwarts is very white. It’s doubtful that Warner Brothers will be going back and recreating the Harry Potter movies with more diversity, so Twitter took the task of making Hogwarts black into their own hands.

The hashtag #BlackHogwarts has been trending on Twitter and the tweets are hilarious. The #BlackHogwarts tweets perfectly use other popular GIFs and memes to help describe how black Hogwarts would actually be.

Me ignoring the ghosts in Hogwarts #BlackHogwarts

— SourPumPum (@SourPumPum) January 12, 2018

When Ron finds out Scabbers is actually Peter Pettigrew #BlackHogwarts

— Xx_DayMadness_xX (@matt_day_18) January 12, 2018

Before quidditch matches like #BlackHogwarts

— Ta Diamond✨ (@Bakhe_9) January 12, 2018

When muggles try and talk to Slytherins #BlackHogwarts

— Shayde Sinclair (@shayde_sinclair) January 12, 2018

Invisibility Timbs instead of the Cloak. #BlackHogwarts

— TJ Sanders (@TubaTeej) January 12, 2018

#BlackHogwarts me when I peep my best friend on the Maurauder's Map with that slytherin she swore she was done with

— Milto 🌻🍯✨ (@milteaux) January 12, 2018

Right before the quidditch match begins. #blackhogwarts

— Brian Wasson (@Learnaftreading) January 12, 2018

"We asked Gryffindor Jimmy Jacobs if he was worried about He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named's impending return. Here's what he had to say" #BlackHogwarts

— Jeff J. (@JeffJSays) January 11, 2018

When they hit you with that "Stupify" #blackhogwarts

— Nala (@iBeezTamii) January 12, 2018

“Girl what you wearing to the Yule Ball?”

Me a hufflepuff: Oh nothing too fancy.

*At the Yule Ball*

— YeAr oF ThE HoE🧚🏾‍♀️ (@Tinytay19) January 11, 2018

When you’re walking up the grand staircase and it starts randomly moving #BlackHogwarts

— MarshaMarshaMarsha (@telichawhitney) January 12, 2018

But the tweets weren’t just about making Hogwarts black it was about turning the entire Harry Potter black. Twitter users reimagined scenes from the movies and they were spot on.

When Harry thought he died in deathly hallows and he saw Dumbledore #BlackHogwarts

— lil hand sanitizer (@scuba718) January 12, 2018

The Gryffindor House after Harry caught the golden snitch in his mouth #blackhogwarts

— Desi 👑 (@desi_shantal) January 12, 2018

Molly Weasley when Bellatrix Lestrange tried to kill Ginny in deathly hallows #BlackHogwarts

— Rebel in the Flesh (@Jade_thePoet) January 12, 2018

Harry: “we have to go to the Forbidden Forest”#BlackHogwarts:

— Demetria Chavon (@DemetriaLesterC) January 12, 2018

Percy Weasley with his Prefects badge be like #BlackHogwarts

— M&M (@phantomsrose707) January 12, 2018

"I SAID, whoever put Harry's name in the goblet, your mom's a hoe!"#BlackHogwarts

— Saph (@KiefChambers) January 12, 2018

When the men from Durmstang Institue arrive… #BlackHogwarts

— • (@endurancejunkie) January 12, 2018

Bellatrix when she escaped from Azkaban #BlackHogwarts

— hermione ⚯͛ (@jackie_cecilia) January 12, 2018


Minister of Magic:


— Lilo 🌺 (@taqqiii) January 12, 2018

✨Practicing that Swish and Flick like✨

— Jordan F. Walters (@FefeWalters) January 12, 2018

When the Weasley bros let them fireworks off in that exam hall #BlackHogwarts

— Shirwac🚀🚀🚀 (@Sfinesse_) January 12, 2018

With #BlackHogarts trending it was only a matter of time before someone recasted the entire main cast as people of color. The casting suggestions were totally on point, I would pay big bucks to see this Harry Potter.

Y’all already know what’s up #BlackHogwarts

— mahlia (@MahliaBrown) January 12, 2018

Professor Sprout #BlackHogwarts

— danielle (@dflash76) January 12, 2018

JK Rowling, the woman behind Harry Potter, gave these hilarious #BlackHogarts tweets her stamp of approval.

Seeing them and loving them. #BlackHogwarts

— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) January 11, 2018

These tweets are really amazing, but it would be better if diversity in blockbuster movies existed so we don’t have to reimagine these movies with POC as main characters. Seriously just make movies with black people in them.

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