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Just call The Weekend Big Money Bags from now on.

Recently, the singer donated over $30,000 to the University of Toronto to contribute to Ethiopian study programs.

You can now add Black Lives Matter to the list. Donating a total of $250,000 to the organization.

“The singer made the announcement Wednesday, days after donating $38,000 to the University of Toronto to establish an Ethiopian studies program.

The parents of The Weeknd, born Abel Tesfaye, are from Ethiopia, but raised the performer in Canada.

Black Lives Matter, which advocates for justice and freedom for African-Americans, was founded in 2013 by Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi. The organization has garnered attention after rebuking police treatment of minorities.” – Love B Scott. 

 

 

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