George Floyd: Men cook food, chicken for protesters on the street

George Floyd: Men cook food, chicken for protesters on the street

- A man named Leo and his co-worker are making sure people do not go hungry in Brooklyn, US as they protest George Floyd's death

- The man said that they made hundreds of meals for the cause and would continue doing so as they get resources

- In response to people asking how they could contribute towards his humanitarian effort, the man has set up a GoFundMe account

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Our individual efforts towards humanity go a long way in defining us. A man with the Twitter name Leo and his colleague have given much to the protesters demanding justice for the death of George Floyd.

In a post he made on Monday, June 1, the man said they made 400 meals and 200 desserts for protesters in Brooklyn, US.

He said the plates of food are targetted at those who may not be able to get a meal during the turbulent times.

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When a person with the handle @iorddipshit2 asked him where exactly the meal sharing is taking place in Brooklyn, Leo said Lafayette.

Another asked him to crowdsource resources so the good work he started can continue.

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, lent her voice to the killing of Floyd in the US in a new video.

She said that she initially feared that if she spoke, people would pick her words apart. The Duchess added that she then realised that “the only wrong thing to say is to say nothing”.

“…And I wasn’t sure what I could say to you. I wanted to say the right thing and I was really nervous that I wouldn’t or that it would get picked apart,” she said during the video message.

In a very emotional moment, she listed the names of those who had also suffered the same fate in the hands of policemen in America.

“George Floyd’s life mattered and Breonna Taylor’s life mattered. And Philando Castile’s life mattered and Tamir Rice’s life mattered,” she said.

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In related news, a group of Nigerians took the streets of Lagos to protest the killing of the African-American by a ‘white' cop, Derek Chauvin, in Minneapolis, United States of America.

Reacting to the killing of the American by Chauvin and the growing protests in the streets of various states of America, the Black Lives Matter Movement in Nigeria (BLMMN) defied the heavy downpour in Lagos in condemnation of racism against coloured people in the US.

Speaking on behalf of the group, convener, Josephine Okpara said an end must be put to “white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on black communities by the state and vigilantes”.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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