Jay-Z And Meek Mill Support Jails And Prisons With This Move, But People Are Strongly Criticizing Them
It's not a secret anymore that more and more celebrities are doing their part these days to help others amidst the global crisis in the middle of which we are. The COVID-19 pandemic changed everyone's life, and now, fear and uncertainty are governing our daily routine.
It's been just revealed that Jay-Z and Meek Mill's criminal justice organization called Reform Alliance is the latest entity to make a donation in order to help make a difference during these tough times.
The Shade Room cites CBS News and reports that 'Reform Alliance is sending nearly 100,000 surgical masks to different correctional facilities throughout the country. Some of those facilities include the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman and the Rikers Island jail in New York City.'
It's been also revealed that these masks will be used to help protect the inmates, healthcare workers, and correctional officers.
TSR also noted that Jessica Jackson, the chief advocacy officer at REFORM said, 'It's a very vulnerable population. We're really worried about the number of people coming in and out of the facility, and the fact that the people living there might be in danger as well.'
A lot of people believe that this is not the best move that these two rappers could have made these days.
Someone said: 'Funny how the rich can find 100,000 mask but health care workers and regular fold can’t get squat and have to make do with homemade.'
Another follower posted this: 'They should've given masks to these nurses/doctors,' and a person said: 'That’s kinda Useless if you think about their situation. They live socially, period.'
Someone else also believes that healthcare workers needed these the most: 'This may sound really ignorant, but where were all these masks when hospitals/healthcare professionals needed them.'
Another disappointed commenter posted this: 'Where they get 100,000 masks from I can’t even find 1 mask 🤦♂️'
What do you think about the gesture that the two rappers made?