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Tweets show jarring racism, homophobia 24-hours after Trump wins election

Trump supporters are apparently becoming more blatant with their hatred on social media.
Photo credit:
Shaun King repost on Twitter

Trump supporters are apparently becoming more blatant with their hatred on social media. 

A collection of tweets called "Day 1"  has been hitting the public hard with its images of severe homophobia and racism just 24-hours after Trump was elected.

Several users are writing and recording their experiences and posting them on social media as a new era of American political power is set to move into the White House in January. 

Some of these posts are hard to watch and read, and contain epiphets and strong language.

One particularly disturbing image is of two Southern Illinois University students who took selfies of themselves in black-face with the confederate flag as their backdrop.

Some have reported being berated publicly and mocked because of their race or religion.

One woman Tweeted:

“My mom literally just texted me "don't wear the Hijab please" and she's the most religious person in our family....”

One photo shows spray-painted graffiti along a fence which reads:

“Black lives don’t matter and neither does your votes.”

And another:

"Can't wait until your 'marriage' is overturned by a real president. Gay families = burn in hell. Trump 2016"

The list goes on.

One may argue that these types of incidents were already happening in the country before Trump was officially announced the winner.

But it would be hard to disagree that their numbers are staggering knowing they have all been documented within a 24-hour period.

You can see the entire NSFW Twitter post HERE.

[UPDATE: The woman in our header photograph and side bar, Miranda Fair, made a statement on the SIU Class of 2019 Facebook page saying she was not mocking anybody and the black on her face was only a beauty mask: 

"Firstly, I want to publicaly and sincerely apologize if this has offendeded anyone. I would like to explain that the picture has myself in it, but that it is completely out of context. The confederate flag in the background is defaced (ripped in half) becasue I do not support it. The balck on my face is a boscia face mask. I do not hate any group of people. #blacklivesmatter"]