Kodak Black is honoring Meadow Pollack, one of the victims of the Parkland, Florida mass shooting in 2018. Black visited Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on Sunday, the day that marked the three-year anniversary of the mass shooting that took the lives of 17 people. Black attended the socially distanced tribute in honor of Pollack, an 18-year-old victim of the shooting. He announced that he will be launching a $100,000 scholarship in her name at the Southeastern University Law School, where her brother is currently attending. Southeastern University Law School students pursuing careers in criminal justice and prison reform will be eligible for the $100,000 scholarship. A university board will select scholarship recipients based on a combination of merit, grades and an essay.
According to Black’s attorney Bradford Cohen, Kodak was Pollack’s favorite rapper. During the tribute ceremony, Kodak said to the audience, “They [were] young and none of them deserved this. They wasn’t in this life to be killed,” … adding, “I’m going to help and I hope me setting up this scholarship will make a difference for something,” Black said. “I just want to make a positive impact for this community.”
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