Neighbor Erykah Badu is gifting proceeds from an upcoming Detroit concert to a nonprofit that pays to process the city’s backlog of rape kits.
The Detroit Free Press reported that the Grammy-winning artist is donating $5 from every concert ticket to Enough SAID, the Michigan Women’s Foundation campaign raising funds to test the more than 11,300 rape kits found abandoned in a Detroit Police Department storage unit in 2009.
Badu is performing at the Chene Park Amphitheater on Aug. 12.
The Dallas native splits time between Brooklyn and her home here, and last month spent an evening helping people cool off around White Rock Lake.
You also might remember that a few years ago she got naked at Dealey Plaza.
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