Writer and actress Issa Rae creates a scholarship fund for Alton Sterling’s children. On Tuesday night, 37-year-old Alton Sterling was shot and killed by police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Wednesday, Rae took to Twitter to encourage communities to take action and donate.
Rae was able to raise over $200,000 within 9 hours. The #AltonSterling Family Scholarship go fund me page has surpassed it’s goal of $200,000 and has raised nearly $500,000. To donate click here.
— Issa Rae (@IssaRae) July 6, 2016