Phoebe Bridgers has provided handwritten tattoo templates for her followers in alternate for donations to the household of Daunte Wright.
Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was shot and killed by a police officer throughout a visitors cease within the US metropolis of Brooklyn Heart in Minnesota on Sunday (April 11). Police Chief Tim Gannon informed reporters yesterday (April 12) that the officer who fatally shot Wright meant to make use of a Taser as an alternative of her handgun (by way of BBC News).
Wright’s dying has sparked outrage and protests in Minnesota and throughout the US, and comes throughout the ongoing murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin over the killing of George Floyd in May 2020 – which is going down simply 10 miles away from the scene of Wright’s dying.
Comic Raina Morris shared a graphic made by Holistic Heaux on Twitter yesterday informing customers how they will assist Wright’s girlfriend Chyna and Daunte Jr., their almost-2-year-old son. The graphic consists of particulars of things to buy and addresses to ship donations to.
I’ve been seeing some individuals on right here who need tattoos in my handwriting… if you happen to donate right here I’ll write no matter you need https://t.co/WsnXHPweEJ
— traitor joe (@phoebe_bridgers) April 12, 2021
Bridgers quote-tweeted the above graphic yesterday to lift consciousness for the fundraiser, telling her followers that, in alternate for proof of a donation, she would offer handwritten tattoo templates of their alternative.
“Remark a screenshot of your donation (not the greenback quantity I don’t need anybody to be embarrassed about how a lot or how little they may give) and what you need me to write down,” she added.
Bridgers has since begun sharing photos of her handwritten templates for followers after numerous her followers started donating to the fundraiser.