Skip to comments.George Floyd Killing: How to Help Minneapolis Protesters The local fund has received support from across the country, and is helping raise bail for those arrested during protests
Posted on 05/29/2020 7:01:20 PM PDT by bitt
In the wake of the brutal death of George Floyd, the Minneapolis man killed by a white police officer while in custody, people all over the country have united to protest police violence and call for charges to be brought against the police officers responsible for his death. Others have backed up social action with dollars, flocking to grassroots organizations in the state of Minnesota to support protesters on the ground.
One of these organizations is the Minnesota Freedom Fund, an abolitionist-focused group working toward ending cash bail in Minnesota and nationally. Over the past few days, a Twitter trend where people match donations to the fund has gone viral, generating tens of thousands of tweets thanks in part to celebrities like Rob Delaney and Lin Manuel Miranda boosting the organization. Others, like Seth Rogen and Steve Carell, simply tweeted matched, linking to other users calls to donate to the fund.
The national support has been overwhelming, says Tonja Honsey, the executive director of the Minnesota Freedom Fund. The fund is currently working with the National Lawyers Guild and Legal Rights Center to help reduce the burden of bail for protesters whove been arrested. Though she says she isnt sure yet just how much money has been donated to the organization, she says that it has received tens of thousands of donations to the fund to bail out protesters.
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Tells you exactly where their collective heads are at at the Rolling Stone! They could have used their rag to raise money for the victims of the riots. Nope.
I’m not sending any money to either side. That leftist hellhole can rebuild on their own.
Each with a note for designated money...
"Here's a quarter, call someone who cares."
Not one penny....
What? No SPLC?
Are they even arresting anyone since the police ran away?
The check’s in the mail dude.
The check’s in the mail dude.
We are at war they must be destroyed
I generally hate cops, but I have a bad feeling about this. I don’t see blood vessel or airway restriction. Also, they were waiting for paramedics, not a paddy wagon. Four cops, all calm as a cucumber, no crazy eyes .... these particular cops may be getting railroaded. Perp complaining about leg and stomach pain, thirst. 911 caller said he was really drunk, or something. Heart attack? Overdose? Covid? Did he have a fever?
I’m waiting for autopsy results, if they’re not B.S. which they could very well be.
Again, I generally hate cops, so they are not just getting the benefit of the doubt from me.
REPORT: In Atlanta at the CNN center they are giving out pieces of paper with contact info to get bailed out if they get arrested. They are writing the same number on their arms.
posted 2 minutes ago ... Some woman yelling make sure you have the number to be bailed out.
a freeper found this picture with the number
Now why would I ever donate money to a cause like this? Isn’t the money they get from George Soros enough?
Coverage on CNN right now is actually amazing ... given that CNN IS BEING ATTACKED BY A LARGE MOB ... breaking out the windows now ... cops inside are saying they will Make their stand after the crowd breaks through.
Officers are severely outnumbered.
Sure...I always want to give my hard earned money to looters, arsonists, and anarchists. The same people they claim they’re helping, would have no problem destroying their property, or knocking them over the head with a baseball bat.
Im waiting for autopsy results,
Cause of death: Fake $20 and Fake News.
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