Increased support for the movement Black Lives Matter on the part of the characters of the show and the fashion house. But no statement on Twitter, the rapper and american designer, this time a concrete action
Ten days after the death of George Floyd, the african-american man choked by the knee of a police officer in Minneapolis, Kanye West takes a position. No statements on Twitter, but a concrete action: a donation of two million dollars (about 1.762.010 euro) to cover the legal costs of the families of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. Both african american, both killed by white americans in 2020.
In addition, the rapper and designer has opened a fund to pay for university studies, the daughter of George Floyd, Gianna, who is now only six years, a helping hand that thinks about its future.
Finally, the West has offered to help economically the property holdings of african-americans in his hometown of Chicago.
The announcement of the donation comes after the controversy some users on Twitter that have criticized Kanye West for not having sided with the protests the movement Black Lives Matter, after having touched a large part of the american states, have moved also in Europe. A silence that has filled part of his wife Kim Kardashian West with a long post on Instagram: “For years, every horrible murder of an innocent black man, woman or child, I always tried to find the right words to express my condolences and my outrage. But the privilege afforded me by the color of my skin I have often been left with the feeling that this is not a battle that I face alone. Not today, not more. Like many of you, are angry. They are more than angry. They are angered and disgusted. I’m exhausted from the pain that I feel seeing mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers and children suffer because a loved one has been murdered or imprisoned unjustly, only because the black”.
Married may 24, 2014, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West they spent the period of lockdown, due to a pandemic, in their villa in Hidden Hills, Los Angeles, together with their four children. But according to some us magazine the couple is reportedly going through a crisisand you talk about a separation in the house. A difficult period that a source close to the couple attributes to the insulation in the home and to the rhythms of life of the entrepreneur and rapper. Kim Kardashian has tried to silence the nay-sayers on the day of their sixth wedding anniversary with a dedicated social to her husband: “For always, until the end.”