Black Twitter got together on Thursday to populate the hashtag #BlackHogwarts by imagining what Hogwarts would have been like if it had been a blacker place.
The results were simply magical.Users first set up rules for the world, getting everyone on the same page. For instance, the sorting hat became the sorting doorag:
Biggie, Pac, Aaliyah, Left Eye & Bob Marley Are The Coolest Ghosts To Roam The Halls. Don't @ Me.#BlackHogwarts— Bitch, I Got Beef Wit Being Broke. (@_gyptianking) January 11, 2018
The four houses students were sorted into transformed as well:
The Sorting Hat said it best about my Ravenclaw house:— Eileen James (@eileenmjames1) January 11, 2018
"...in wise old Ravenclaw,
If you've a ready mind,
Where those of wit and learning,
Will always find their kind."
Yup, smart, witty, and always down to learn. #BlackHogwarts pic.twitter.com/81gDjJE6jP
Although it could sometimes be easy to forget with all the fighting, Voldemort, Quidditch and teen romance, Hogwarts was -- at the end of the day -- a school. So Twitter imagined would classes be like at a Black Hogwarts:
Users also reminded us that you can always count on Black Twitter to keep a fantasy world real:
All the girls be doing Weave spells #BlackHogwarts— AwesomeAura🍑🍑✨🎼🍑🍑 (@auraambitions) January 11, 2018
No part of life at Black Hogwarts went unexplored, and that includes love and dating:
Even death was addressed:
And at least one user hoped that J.K. Rowling was paying attention:
That Lupita-Rihanna Black Twitter movie is happening. So who knows? A Black Hogwarts series could be in bookstores before you know it.