Scott Dudelson/Getty ImagesWith 520 diagnosed cases and ten deaths as of Friday afternoon, according to the state’s department of health, Florida is under lockdown until April 15th due to the spreading COVID-19 coronavirus, closing hundreds of businesses, city buildings and schools.
To prevent children from falling behind in their education in the meantime, rapper Kodak Black is pulling his resources together from behind bars to help the students in his home state.
His lawyer, Bradford Cohen, revealed to TMZ Kodak’s plans to donate 625 books to help students in Broward County, FL, continue their studies at home. Along with the books, he’ll also donate supplies and notebooks for students from the first through fifth grades.
The TMZ story headline was shared on Kodak’s Instagram, along with the caption: “Even when he knows it won’t help his situation, he still gives not because of an ulterior motive, but because that’s what he does. How many rappers that have been locked up help out from the box?”
Combined, Kodak’s efforts amount to $5,000 in educational aid. The books were reportedly shipped out yesterday and should arrive in the next few days.
Kodak was sentenced in November to 46 months in federal prison for illegally buying a gun in Florida.
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