Megan Thee Stallion & Fashion Nova Cares Donate $50,000 After Atlanta Spa Shootings
The “body” rapper partnered with Fashion Nova & journalist May Lee to donate $50k to the legal non-profit Advancing Justice Atlanta.
Meg has been showing her support for the Asian American community. This is following the deadly shooting in Atlanta, Georgia on March 16. This is when a gunman went to three different spas and killed eight people.
The Grammy Award-winning rapper, 26; announced Sunday that she partnered with Fashion Nova & journalist/activist May Lee. The two paired together to donate $50,000 to Advancing Justice. A non-profit dedicated to the rights of Asian Americans in Georgia and the Southeast.
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“I am heartbroken by the loss of eight individuals taken from their families on March 16 in a senseless, violent attack against Asian Americans.” Megan wrote on Instagram, before announcing the partnership and donation.
Six of the eight people killed in the shootings were Asian women. The victims have been identified as Soon Chung Park, 74, Hyun Jung Grant, 51, Suncha Kim, 69, Yong Ae Yue, 63, Delaina Ashley Yuan, 33, Paul Andre Michels, 54, Xiaojie Yan, 49, & Daoyou Feng, 44. The suspect; Robert Aaron Long, 21, has been arrested & charged with eight counts of murder. One count of assault in connection with the shooting.
“We stand in solidarity with all Asian Americans in saying that enough is enough. #StopAsianHate#StandWithAANHPICommunity,” Megan added in her Instagram post.
This is not the first time that Megan has used her personal finances to support causes when important to her.
Earlier this month, the “WAP” rapper & Fashion Nova donated $100k to the Breonna Taylor Foundation on the one-year anniversary of Taylor’s death. The foundation; founded by Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer. Supports “economic, social, & racial justice; through police reform and government accountability” & “seeks to help young people realize their full potential,” Megan said on Instagram.
“Breonna’s name continue’s to be a catalyst for change & a powerful reminder that justice has still not been served,” she added.