Safdie Brothers, Seth Rogen, Janelle Monáe, and More Donate to Bail Out Minneapolis Protesters

Safdie Brothers, Seth Rogen, Janelle Monáe, and More Donate to Bail Out Minneapolis Protesters
As civic unrest rages across the nation in the wake of the death of George Floyd, Hollywood is throwing its weight, and its dollars, in support of protestors in Minneapolis who need to be bailed out of jail. Among those who’ve contributed to the Minnesota Freedom Fund, a nonprofit fundraiser also aimed at eliminating cash bail in Minnesota and throughout the country, are “Uncut Gems” directors Josh and Benny Safdie, Seth Rogen, Janelle Monáe, Ben Schwartz, Steve Carell, Cynthia Nixon, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Patton Oswalt, many of whom also tweeted in support of the movement. (See below.)

Wednesday night in Minneapolis saw peaceful protests escalate into rioting, culminating in arrests and violence, and sparking continued rioting throughout the nation through Friday night and in at least 30 major cities including Washington, DC, New York, Denver, and Atlanta. Footage of the events show a police force using increasingly forceful measures to contain the situation.
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