Celebrities pay bail arrested for protesting in Minnesota [Internacional] – 30/05/2020


United States.- Celebrities such as Seth Rogen, Steve Carell and Janelle Monáe are by donating money to help pay the bail bond, and “rescue” protesters in Minnesota.

This week began a public protest after the death of George Floyd, a black man who lost his life after the former police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck during an arrest.

Chauvin has been fired and charged with murder and involuntary manslaughter in the third degree, but thousands of protesters continue protesting in the streets to address the injustice constant which lives the african american community and demand new measures.

During the demonstrations there have been several incidents that have resulted in numerous arrests, including that of a journalist, CNN correspondent and his entire production teamwho were arrested by the police in shocking scenes live on air.

The Minnesota Freedom Fund is a nonprofit organization that helps low-income people and, as a result of the protests, dozens of celebrities have stepped in to increase the amount of money you have access to the organization beneficial and get these people out of jail.

Some released screen shots of their donations on Twitter, as the rapper Noname encouraging their followers famous to do the same.

Tweets similar have appeared in numerous accounts of high-profile, and some caused a long thread of responses from celebrities simply by typing: “match” (donation matching)”.

The donations come from people like Rogen, Carell and Monáe, as well as Ben Schwartz, Parks and Recreation, the actor from the Avengers, Don Cheadle; The actress Jameela Jamil and the comedian Rob Delaney.

In addition to offering donations, many celebrities have used their platform to talk about racism and injustice following the death of George Floyd.

The actor of Star Wars, John Boyega, made clear their views when required through their network that the police officers responsible should be “accused severely”.

The former president Barack Obama issued a long statement on the issue, writing in part:

It is natural to want that life “back to normal”, since a pandemic and an economic crisis alter everything that surrounds us. But we have to remember that for millions of americans, receive different treatment due to race is the norm, tragic and painful that is.

Should this not be “normal” in 2020 in the united States. It may not be “normal”. If we want our children to grow up in a nation that is at the height of the highest, can and must be the best.

With information of The Newspaper NY