NME magazine is revealing that “Say So” singer Doja Cat recently gave $100,000 to the justice fund for Breonna Taylor, a black woman shot eight times and killed by police in Louisville, Ky. who entered her home with a no-knock warrant (allowing them to enter without warning or without identifying themselves as law enforcement).
“I am donating $100,000 to Justice For Breonna Taylor Fund #BIRTHDAYFORBREONNA and I am inviting you all to honor and celebrate her with me by donating whatever you can and signing her petition – the link is in my bio,” Doja wrote on Instagram along with a photo of Taylor. “I’m urging all my friends, family, fans, and colleagues to please donate whatever you can to her cause and to ALL the foundations that are helping us bring justice and demand change! We are all in this together and together is the ONLY way to demand change for a better world.”
NOTE: The three officers responsible for her death have still not been arrested or charged for her murder. If you’d like to donate to Breonna’s family click the link here.
Doja Cat recently came under fire on Twitter after it was alleged that she had taken part in racist video chats in the past. A song Doja wrote in 2015 called ‘Dindu Nuffin’, named after a racist slur that mocks the victims of police brutality, also resurfaced.
Doja Cat subsequently issued an apology on Instagram for the song, but denied taking part in “any racist conversations” in online chat rooms.
“I’ve used public chat rooms to socialise since I was a child,” she wrote. “I shouldn’t have been on some of those chat room sites, but I personally have never been involved in any racist conversations. I’m sorry to everyone that I offended.”