Singing sensation The Weeknd determined to do his bit in honour of Black History Month. He gifted 150 free meals to healthcare staff at CreationHealth Carrollwood hospital, in Florida.
Each meal was ready by Mama’s Southern Soul Food, a widely known restaurant with a Black proprietor in Tampa Bay.
The Save Your Tears singer teamed up with Postmates meals supply app for the initiative. In reality, the app is now additionally providing the prospect to order meals from the singer’s favorite, Black-owned eateries.
Black History Month, held from February 1 to March 1, is an annual observance that originated within the US. Besides US, it’s also noticed in Canada, and Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom in October.
The month-long observance is devoted to necessary individuals and occasions within the historical past of the African diaspora. It was in 1976 that the then US President formally designated the month of February as Black History Month, in keeping with historical past.com.
This 12 months, the theme of the occasion is “Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity” which explores the African diaspora, and the unfold of Black households throughout the United States.