Charlottesville Violence: Clooneys donate $1mn to fight against hate - Movingtrend
AFP - Thursday August 24, 2017
George and Amal Clooneys have recently donated $1million USD to the Southern Poverty Law Cente, in the consquence of the deadly violence of the White Supremacist in Charllottesville, Virginia. This organistion monitors the hate groups.
Recent clashes between the anti-racism and White Supremacist in Charllottesville, which ended with the fall of Confederate monument, and also left one dead. The couple do this donation through the Clooney Foundation of Justice.
Clooneys said in a statement, " What happened in Charlottesville, and what is happening in communities across our country, demands our collective engagement to stand up to hate." " We are proud to support the Southern Poverty Law Center in its efforts to prevent violent extremism in the United States"
United Nations President Donald Trump face a lot of criticism of his comments "both sides" were equivalent blame for the violence. SPLC President Richard Cohen said, "Like George and Amal Clooney, we were shocked by the size, ugliness, and ferocity of the white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville."
After the Charllottesville violence in America, there is surge of donation found in the America society for the organizations which combat against the hate and extremism elements.
Apple, Uber and MGM Resorts like corporations also give donations to organisations after this deadly violence.