After white nationalists and white supremacists hit the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend, tension in the US has risen exponentially. Chet Strange / Getty Images With feelings of confusion, fear, and anger in the air, people — including celebrities — are refusing to stay silent about what's been happening in this country. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images On Tuesday, Lady Gaga used Twitter to seek advice from the black community about on how to ease racial tensions in the US. @ladygaga / Via Twitter: @ladygaga The 31-year-old winner of multiple Grammy Awards posed the question on behalf of the "non-racist white community" looking to make a positive change. Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images And while we assume Lady Gaga had every intention of sparking a dialogue that would truly educate and help her understand the matter, some people didn't know how to feel about it. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC / Via giphy.com There were those who happily offered advice on how to make a positive change: @justmereka / Via Twitter: @justmeReka @almaricano / Via Twitter: @almaricano @bigbrother1988 / Via Twitter: @BigBrother1988 @mochamomma / Via Twitter: @mochamomma @jv4thecrown / Via Twitter: @jv4thecrown @lexiesus_ / Via Twitter: @jv4thecrown And then there were commenters who believed the answer to Gaga's question was obvious and should already be understood. @rachelmckibbens / Via Twitter: @RachelMcKibbens @amandaseales / Via Twitter: @amandaseales @nowhitenonsense / Via Twitter: @nowhitenonsense @androidwalsh / Via Twitter: @androidwalsh But either way, Lady Gaga went on to retweet some of the helpful responses she received and create another poll regarding Donald Trump's presidency. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com To see how others reacted to Gaga's tweet, click here. Tell us what you think about her question in the comments below.