Teen Raises Over $160,000 to Help Black-Owned Businesses Destroyed During Riots

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After many violent protests following the death of George Floyd, 17-year-old Atlanta native CJ Pearson is taking action and helping local black-owned businesses that were destroyed by looters. The teen has raised over $160,000 to help businesses destroyed during riots. “We’re not just saying Black lives matter, we’re showing that they really do indeed matter,” says Pearson. “We are not just speaking into the atmosphere, but we’re backing their words with action and results.”

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