Snoop Dogg's Mother Launches Nationwide Anti-Gang Campaign
The mother of superstar
rapper Snoop Dogg has helped create and launch The Mothers of Entertainers (M.O.E.),
a new organization designed to help steer children away from gangs and violence.
Beverly Broadus Green, an ordained evangelist, is kicking off
a nationwide campaign starting at Epiphany School in Dorchester, Massachusetts
tomorrow (Dec. 14).
Green, who nicknamed her son “Snoop” because of
his resemblance to the peanuts character Snoopy, said her recently launched
organization aims to help underprivileged children, abused women and homeless
“For the last 15 years this has been a dream of mine"
Green stated. “To reach out, touch and help the kids in the streets, the
kids on drugs, the mothers on crack or Mothers who are experiencing domestic
violence, it is my dream to help them."
Other celebrity mothers in the process of becoming involved
with the organization include the mothers of Britney Spears, Chris Rock, Kelly
Price, Beyonce, Cedric the Entertainer, Hillary Duff and others.
spoke with Claudia Price [Kelly Price's mother] and she is so excited. “P.
Diddy and I spoke and he told me to just call him and he would put me in touch
with his mother. I am so excited and can't wait to be out there!"
Ms. Green will speak to other schools and at risk children from Dec. 14-17 at
other Boston area schools.
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