Idris Elba is trending on social media after he posted a photo of his statement tee on Juneteenth.

The black t-shirt read:

take my
art
culture
fashion
life
music
science

See the original post below:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CBn1Taahhk6/

Many felt permission should never be granted for anyone to freely take anything from us.

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I get the point Idris Elba was trying to make with the shirt and I also understand why people are deeming it a violation.

Update:

Idris has responded to the criticism by posting a photo of a black shirt with the word, “Deleted,” on it.

The caption read, “When your own people weren’t with it. ?

See the original post below:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CBpb_e4BEvg/

What are your thoughts?