The grant also includes black-owned businesses in crisis in his native Chicago and other cities in exchange for legal fees for Arberry and Taylor’s families.
The West correspondent said he set up a 529 education plan to fully cover college tuition for George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter, Gianna Floyd.
Western donations have come in the wake of widespread protests across the country following the death. Many voices of entertainment are bringing an end to constitutional racism, police brutality and action from the political system.
Derek Chauvin, the officer who threw Floyd on the ground for about 9 minutes on his neck, was arrested last week and charged with third-degree murder and second-degree genocide. On Wednesday, prosecutors charged him with more serious counts of second-degree murder.
Taylor, an EMT, was shot at least eight times in March, when three officers forced his way into his Kentucky apartment. The FBI has begun an investigation into his death.