In the recent days, we learned about the tragic death of George Floyd, an African American male whom was murdered in police custody on Monday, May 25th 2020, when former Minneapolis law enforcement officer; Derek Chauvin, held his knee on Georges neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. George was allegedly accused of forgery by check; however, it would be later found out that Mr. Floyd was accused by a store owner of using a counterfeit $20 bill, said bill would be later proven to be a valid form of payment.
This tragic event has been the narrative for innocent and unarmed African American men and woman across the United States, all too often. At the moment an African American person is killed by a law enforcement officer every 36 hours. We as a woman and African American owned business feel the pain our fellow brother and sisters of color feel when this narrative is repeated over and over again. We hear their cries for help through the protest demonstrations that have been activated all over the United States and abroad.
Our owner and operator; Noel Crockett, has decided to take a front seat in advocating for justice reform and the equal treatment of minorities across our nation. Noel participated in a protest in Downtown Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, May 30th, she walked in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter community to show her support and her commitment to bringing about change within our justice system and communities in Ohio and across our nation. We humbly ask that our clients and supporters help us in fighting against racism and social injustice by protesting, donating and posting on social media to create awareness and to garner support from friends and family within your circles.
"Together we can create change, together we can help minorities across this nation have equal rights and treatment from our law enforcement agencies and our peers. It is important that we join in this fight together; black, white and brown, to stomp out the ugliness that is racism and the effects it has brought on our communities, workplaces, business, our nation and most importantly in our hearts." -Noel Crockett
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