After hours of uncertainty, Republican nominee Donald Trump was named the 45th president of the United States.
After such a hateful, divisive campaign, many Americans are stunned by the results and are speaking out on social media. Below, a round-up of reactions from some black celebrities.
Be tired. Be mad. Be honest & concerned. But be not afraid. Rest up. Be safe. Come together. Construct. Know your surroundings. Be creative.— jesseWilliams. (@iJesseWilliams) November 9, 2016
OLIVIA POPE is trending. But Olivia Pope is not real. Whats real is the need for love today. LOVE yourself. Take CARE of you & your loved 1s— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) November 9, 2016
I feel like America just sent in our tuition check for Trump University.— John Legend (@johnlegend) November 9, 2016
Just woke up and found out the news. I have no words right now.— Danielle Brooks (@thedanieb) November 9, 2016
If you wanna cry watch Van Jones give the first cognizant minority understanding of the election on CNN tonight. He just made it real.— Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) November 9, 2016
5 steps forward. 10 steps back.— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) November 9, 2016
I want to quit life.— Rashida Jones (@iamrashidajones) November 9, 2016
We woke up— Uzo Aduba (@UzoAduba) November 9, 2016
Our eyes are open
We do the good work
Of loving each other everyday
And fight the fight for both the big and the small.
I just woke up and it's not a dream. The guy from Home Alone 2 really is our next president.— Gabby SidiBae (@GabbySidibe) November 9, 2016
"Imma keep running cause a winner don't quit on himself..."— KELENDRIA ROWLAND (@KELLYROWLAND) November 9, 2016
Friends of trump who used their voices against him Now wrap arms around him. We cant allow Pense and others to be his only advisors— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) November 9, 2016
No but seriously: THIS many of you don't mind the body-part grabbing xenophobic man who says "there's my black over there?"— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) November 9, 2016