Brooklyn 9-9 Solid and Showrunner Donate $100,000 to Nationwide Bail Fund

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The solid and showrunner of Brooklyn Nine-Nine have joined the refrain of celebrities voicing their assist for folks protesting police brutality after the homicide of George Floyd by the hands of Minneapolis officers. In a press release posted to showrunner Dan Goor‘s Twitter on Tuesday, he and the solid of the NBC sitcom condemned Floyd’s killing and introduced their donation of $100,000 to the National Bail Fund Network.

“The solid and showrunner of Brooklyn 99 condemn the homicide of George Floyd and assist the numerous people who find themselves protesting police brutality nationally,” Goor wrote. “Collectively we now have made a $100,000 donation to the Nationwide Bail Fund Community. We encourage you to lookup your native bail fund: the Nationwide Bail Fund Community is a corporation that may lead you to them. #blacklivesmatter.”

Within the wake of the murders of Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and different unarmed black folks by the hands of the police, a a lot higher highlight has been positioned on TV exhibits that focus on legislation enforcement, together with Brooklyn 9-9, which portrays cops as variety, humorous, typically bumbling folks. 9-9′s donation and assertion have been preceded by solid member Stephanie Beatriz and The Tick actor Griffin Newman, who beforehand performed a detective on two episodes of Blue Bloods, calling on actors who’ve performed cops to provide cash to the Community Justice Exchange, which heads the Nationwide Bail Fund Community. Each gave $11,000, and urged actors who’ve benefitted from their roles portraying cops to observe their lead and do the identical.

“When you at the moment play a cop? When you make tens or tons of of hundreds of {dollars} a yr in residuals from enjoying a cop? I will allow you to do the maths,” Newman and Beatriz mentioned of their tweets.

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