The gift from a foundation created in the name of the police shooting victim comes amid national debate over shaming in public schools for unpaid lunch bills.
“Sorry To Bother You” may be an absurdist dark comedy, but it gets very real about everyday racism.
The announcement that no charges will be filed against the officers in the 2016 death of Alton Sterling is one in a long line of cops walking free after the shooting deaths of black people.
The cafeteria supervisor's memory will live on in this charity by ensuring no student goes hungry.
Reynolds broadcasted the moments after Castile was shot on Facebook Live.
Before he was killed, Philando Castile would frequently buy poor students lunch with his own money. Now, a fundraiser continues his legacy by covering the debts of students who can’t afford school lunch.
“When a student couldn’t pay for their lunch, a lot of times [Castile] actually paid for their lunch out of his own pocket."
A training board rejected Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal to name the fund for the 32-year-old police shooting victim.
“This is not about one police officer ― this is about a broken system," said Sarah Kuhnen, a Minneapolis resident and neighbor of Justine Damond.
Thursday marked the one year anniversary of Castile's death.
Justice continues to be elusive for the families of black men killed by police.
The black motorist was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop last year.
Prosecutors know the odds are stacked against them in convicting cops who kill.