Singer Solange has had it with the rampant racism that’s been taking over her social media feeds.
In two telling posts, the politically active singer vehemently expressed her outrage over the events that have unfolded in Charlottesville, Va., and Durham, N.C.
Announcing she was about to deactivate her Twitter account, Solange mentioned Takiyah Thompson, the 22-year-old woman who led the tearing down of a North Carolina Confederate monument Monday, Aug. 14, according to CBS News. She has been charged with two felonies — participation in a riot with property damage in excess of $1,500, and inciting others to riot — disorderly conduct by injury to a statue and damage to real property, according to jail records obtained by People magazine.
Solange also posted a more colorful message, which is no longer available, on Instagram in response to the deadly violence that occurred during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville over the weekend.
“Been trying to study myself, been trying to practice self-preservation during this time and not give racist ugly ass f— bois who reek of citronella my energy so that I can preserve my spirit to perform this album [“A Seat At The Table”],” Solange wrote.
Solange then issued a series of “f— you” statements capturing her frustration over the incident that initially led to a tepid response from Donald Trump. The “Cranes In The Sky” performer concluded by reflecting on the world her 12-year-old son, Daniel Julez Smith Jr., is getting an education in.
“My son’s first day of school has been in the midst of seeing these bulls— images that still tell him this system was built to be against him,” she fumed. “How [are] mofos supposed to have a fresh start with education seeing this s—?”
Fans have been backing Solange up on her Instagram page, vowing to “pull up” to support Thompson and take down racists together.