Kanye West Donates N54.6 Million To Family of Security Guard Killed By Police
It is no longer news that black people are constantly murdered by police in the US. The recent death of a security guard slain by the police deeply touched Kanye West and he has taken a tremendous step to support his family.
West heard the story of Jemel Roberson who was shot by police after stopping a drunken man with a gun and decided to do whatever he could to lessen the burden on his family. West donated $150,000 (N54.6 million)to Roberson’s family on Friday. There was a page set up to raise $10,000 (N3.64m) for the Roberson’s family.
According to TMZ, Roberson was working as a security guard at a bar where some drunk clients were asked to leave because of their conduct. One of the customers returned with a firearm and opened fire.
According to reports, Roberson fired a few shots and overpowered the assailant and held him at gunpoint. But on the arrival of the police who shot Robberson to death on arrival.