Kerry Washington the 37-year-old actress took a post on Twitter requesting to help Texans by Donating and assisting them with prayers. Hence the deadly winter storm in the US has brought deadly weather conditions with cold freezing rain in Texas.
In Texas, 150 million Americans were now under winter storm warnings. Deaths have been reported in Tennessee, Texas, Kentucky, and Louisiana.
US President Joe Biden has approved a state of emergency in Texas, which has seen some of its coldest temperatures in more than 30 years- some areas hit OF(-18C) on Sunday.
The high demand for electricity in the state has caused the power grid to fall, Rolling blackouts have been imposed in some areas to conserve power for hospitals, police, and fire stations, leaving over 4.3 million people without electricity.
Hence it’s difficult to know how to help from afar, so hence some of the known celebrities are there to share helpful information about warning centers and other resources through social media.
About Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington an American actress, director born in New York. Even though she has appeared in many television series, she originally became famous when she played the role of Olivia Pope in Scandal, for which she was nominated multiple awards.
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With an American experience of being a Black mother of Christopher Demos-Brown’s play about a mother agonizing over the whereabouts of her missing Black son. Hence with acting experiences, Washington wants people to understand their inherent power, and she pursues that mission both in work- currently, with her social engagements and activism, which of late have focused on voting rights representation and the African American Policy Forum like ‘SayHerName’ campaign, honoring and more.