When Beyoncé took to the field during the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, she apparently had a political message to convey.

Clad in a black leotard with a gold embellished jacket, Beyoncé was flanked by dancers who sported afros and black berets, reportedly in reference to the Black Panther Party. Beyoncé’s outfit was also a nod to Michael Jackson.

At one point during the performance the backup dancers and Beyoncé gave a salute, and they later formed an X formation, which the Twitterverse was quick to declare was a reference to Malcom X.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party.

Many praised Beyonce for her bold statements during the performance.

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And if there was any doubt that Beyoncé’s performance was politically-charged, her dancers were also filmed in a video that was posted on the Black Lives Matter Twitter page shortly after the halftime show.

In the clip, the dancers hold up a sign that reads “Justice 4 Mario Woods.”

Woods was shot and killed in San Francisco by police officers on the afternoon of Dec. 2 after he refused commands to drop an 8-inch knife he was carrying.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.