John Legend Hires Food Trucks to Feed Anti-Police Brutality Protesters

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World famous musician John Legend and his wife, model and food blogger Chrissy Teigen, decided to bring out trucks full of free food for protesters against police brutality in New York City.

New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said that he though demonstrations over the Eric Garner and Ferguson Grand Jury decisions would quickly dissipate. In his words, he said they would “peter out,” within a day or two.

But the protests in New York and across the nation are still going strong. Food blogger Chrissy Teigen, perhaps better known for her job as a model, is married to John Legend. The two of them decided to show their support for these public protests and dissent by purchasing a fleet of food trucks and give out free food to hungry protesters in Lincoln Square.

After years of research and a series of unpleasant experiences concerning the current child protection services system, Alec Cope decided to combat the cancerous corruption through information. Freelance writing articles as a form of protest and distributing them throughout his former high-school and local area, Alec struck special chords with whomever he was in contact with.

Alec has been involved in activism such as sit down protests as well as Idle No More gatherings. Being independent for the majority of his time, Alec became a member of the WeAreChange family to assist one of the organizations that inspired him to become active in the first place. With a larger platform and positive support Alec has committed the majority of his time to research, writing, and maintaining social media with the goal to continue expanding the awakening sweeping throughout all levels of society.

Growing up within a rural area in Northern Michigan as well as being a native American descendant, Alec is seeking to expose environmental abuse in his state as well as globally. A high-school dropout, Alec chases his passion for writing and empowering individuals while showing any isolated person that they too can overcome the odds with a community that will support them. Alec lives in the lower peninsula of Michigan near Kalamazoo.

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