The murder of the African American George Floyd In the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, it has generated dozens of protests in different cities in the United States. In addition to nonconformity in different stars of the Major League Baseball (MLB) and the world. That is why, the Athletic of Oakland They will donate $ 100,000 to these African American organizations to show their solidarity.
As noted by nbcsports.com, a sports television channel, Californians reported that: “We are heartbroken and saddened by the inequalities that persist in this country and the impact that is felt in our community. We stand in solidarity with the African American community in Oakland and beyond against racism and injustice. “
Additionally, they closed their words with: “We will continue to support local organizations by donating $ 100,000 today to the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce, Oakland NAACP and 100 Bay Area African American Men, who work tirelessly to address the needs of the African American community ».
It was the organization’s message to show solidarity with what happened to Floyd, who was pronounced dead after suffering a brutal attack by a Minneapolis police officer, which was videotaped and immediately exposed on social media, whose attack caused the indignation of millions of people not only in the United States, but in the rest of the world.
In addition, it should be noted that according to TMZ, the American website dedicated to celebrity news, former boxer Floyd Mayweather has offered to finance George Floyd’s funeral in four states, to pay tribute to him and show solidarity with his relatives.