The donations include funding for legal fees for the families of Arbery and Taylor, along with black-owned businesses that are experiencing a crisis in their hometown of Chicago and other cities.
West representative said he made a 529 education plan to fully cover tuition fees for Gianna Floyd, George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter.
Western donations come as a demonstration against the deaths of Floyd, Arbery and Taylor that have taken place throughout the world. Many voices in entertainment call for an end to systematic racism, police brutality, and actions from political leadership.
Derek Chauvin, the officer who pinned Floyd around his neck for almost 9 minutes, was arrested last week and charged with third-degree murder and second-degree murder. On Wednesday, prosecutors charged him with more serious second-degree murder.
Taylor was an EMT who was shot at least eight times in March when three officers broke into his Kentucky apartment. The FBI has opened an investigation into his death.