The two Americans, Ben and Jerry, made a remarkable statement over the white supremacy. Ben and Jerry are the political activists and they both raised their voice against the death of George Floyd. The police officer, Derek Chauvin, in Minneapolis killed George Floyd. He pressed the neck of George with his knee for nine minutes and George lost his life. George was an African-American man, who worked as a security guard in one of the restaurants of Minneapolis.
What did Ben and Jerry told about the racism?
Firstly, Ben and Jerry called the death of George Floyd as “culture-related inhuman police violence”. They tweeted this statement on the website of white supremacy. The discrimination of racism in America is the major and primary social problem. As a result, white people in the United States treat indifferently with black ones. Though the United States is one of the most developed and progressed countries, people in that country still follow racism. Additionally, the protest of the people continued in the United States for the consecutive eight days. On the other hand, the situation in the United States is worse due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
What did Ben and Jerry make a statement over white supremacy?
Ben and Jerry made a statement that the reason for the death of George Floyd is racism. Further, they included that black people in the United States are always treated as enemies.
As the world is evolving, many people are not in favor of racism. Also, many companies criticized discrimination based on racism. People in America have to change their minds towards racism. Further, Ben and Jerry supported the organization, named, Black Lives Matter. Black Lives Matter is a non-profit organization to fight against racism and give justice to black people.
Further, Ben and Jerry said that this racism is followed in America since the olden days. Many more people like George Floyd may die if this racism did not stop. It may continue for a long time. If the racism did not stop, the future of America will still be in dark.
Who are Ben and Jerry?
Ben Cohen and Gerry Greenfield are the ice-cream makers. Additionally, they are childhood friends of each other. Earlier, these two people ran the ice-cream business on a small scale. They named their business like Ben’s and Jerry’s homemade ice-cream. As the years passed, they began to expand their empire. Today, they own a big company and run their business on a very large scale.