Taylor Swift Speaks Out Against Her Home State

Luna Dawson

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 16: Taylor Swift attends the world premiere of "Cats" at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on December 16, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ferdman/Getty Images)

Taylor Swift has spoken out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement to her 86.5M Twitter followers.

On May 29, Taylor fired out a tweet to Donald Trump that raked up over 2M likes and 500k re-tweets that read, "we will vote you out in November."

Taylor, who talked about her battle to be transparent about her political views in her Netflix documentary, Miss Americana, has been outspoken about her qualms with Tennessee legislature and elected officials over the last few years.

When protestors around the world began tearing down statues of historical figures who contributed to slavery/racism, Taylor spoke out in support of them.

Taylor continued her anger in a thread, writing, "Edward Carmack’s statue was sitting in the state Capitol until it was torn down last week in the protests. The state of Tennessee has vowed to replace it. FYI, he was a white supremacist newspaper editor who published pro-lynching editorials and incited the arson of the office of Ida B. Wells (who actually deserves a hero’s statue for her pioneering work in journalism and civil rights)."

We can always count on TayTay to be outspoken!