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Solange Knowles Details Concert Experience Where She Didn't 'Feel Safe' Because of Her Race

"You are telling...not asking me...to sit down. In front of my child"

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    Solange Knowles, left, and Alan Ferguson arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

    Solange Knowles is speaking out regarding a negative experience she recently endured while attending a concert with her family.

    Taking to Twitter on Friday evening, the talented songstress detailed an incident in which she says fellow concertgoers asked her to stop dancing and sit down. In a series of lengthy tweets, Solange explained, "Let me tell you about why black girls / women are so angry...." adding, "I took my son, his friend, and my husband to see Kraftwerk in New Orleans...Was very excited to dance and enjoy a band I love."

    She continued, "We are 4 of about 20 black concert goers out 1500 here. 4 out of maaaybbe [sic] 20 out of 1500."

    She tweeted she started dancing to the music and "4 older white women yell to me from behind, "Sit down now." I tell them I'm dancing at a concert. They yell, "u need to sit down now [sic]""

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    Knowles followed up, "We are at an ELECTRONIC and DANCE music concert and you are telling...not asking me...to sit down. In front of my child."

    Knowles said that the women threw a lime at her back.

    The 30-year-old says shared her experience "so that maybe someone will understand, why many of us don't feel safe... in many white spaces... We don't "bring the drama".... Fix yourself."

    "Nobody goes to the Kraftwerk show with their kid "looking for "drama" [sic] But that's how u guys like to spin this," Solange continued.

    Knowles shook the incident off, though, later tweeting that her and husband Alan Ferguson spent the rest of their evening "having fun."

    E! News has reached out the Orpheum Theater in New Orleans for comment.