More than a week after the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision leaked, Summer Walker has become the first black female artist to speak out.
On her Instagram page, the “Over It” singer posted a photo of a protester holding up a sign that said, “KEEP YOUR LAWS OFF MY BODY.” Walker then made a statement about the government’s role in body politics. The caption of her post read: “ab0rtions, vxines, all dat. Y’all getting beside y’all selves tryna play GOD.”
Fans showed their support and agreement as well as defended the mother of one from those who intentionally misconstrued her point.
Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, Nicki Minaj Among Female Artists Silent On Roe Vs Wade
Notable female rappers, from Cardi B to Megan Thee Stallion and Nicki Minaj, have been silent on the leaked Supreme Court draft intent on overturning Roe v Wade. Meanwhile, Stacey Abrams, infuriated by the high court’s intended move, is leading a charge to raise funds to support organizations that protect female reproductive rights.
The leaked draft coming from the Supreme Court intent on overturning the ruling of Roe v. Wade has rocked the world as the decades-old law faces its demise in the coming months. People from all walks of life have been weighing in on the issue. But female rappers, the most far-reaching voices of black women, have been silent