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The Weeknd donates half a million dollars to the cause of Black lives matter

The Canadian singer and producer The Weeknd surprised his fans a lot, because donated more than expected, a great cause of course, dividing your donation to different organizations.

The famous singer has donated $ 500,000 dollars to the movement Black Lives Matter that arose after the departure of George Floyd, and this has also encouraged other celebrities to join him.

It was through a publication that The Weeknd shared on its official Instagram account the screenshot of receipts.

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That's where he showed the donation of $ 200,000 dollars to Black Lives Matter Global Network, $ 200,000 to Colin Kaepernick's Know Your Rights campaign and also $ 100,000 to National Bail Out.

Please continue to support our brothers and sisters by risking everything to drive real change in our black lives. Urging everyone with big pockets to give and give big and if you have less, give what you can even a small amount, "he wrote in the publication.

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This started after the departure of Floyd last week, who was a black man who failed after being handcuffed and detained For the police.

That has caused great protests nationwide in the United States, because people demand justice for what happened.

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The publication by the singer just a few hours after being shared has more than 800 thousand likes and thousands of comments from his followers and friends who are proud of such a good act on his part.

This is why I love you "," THANKS TO GOD NOW ALL CAN SHUT UP "," THANKS FOR USING HIS VOICE. "," That is my king "," I am glad to support you. The biggest inspiration. "Were some of the comments.

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It is worth mentioning that The Weeknd is only one of the many celebrities to donate to the cause in the midst of unrest civilians and protests caused by the tragic arrest of George Floyd.

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