Program Sponsors:
The student voice of Detroit's High Schools.

Betty White continues legacy with humanitarian, animal rights

The Dec. 31 death of actress and comedian Betty White at age 99 has served as a beacon of hope to millions of animal lovers. White left millions to animal rescue shelters and requested all donations for a funeral be provided to her foundation for animal rights.

White continued her legacy of human and animal service by gifting several organizations with millions of dollars to assist them in providing healthcare, shelter and saving lives. 

White was a legendary actress, comedian and activist while earning several awards and honors. Many knew White from her acting role on “The Golden Girls” as Rose Nyland, which enjoyed seven seasons with her award-winning cast.

Senior Nykolas Martin said: “… She was an icon and loved animals, I feel like that is an amazing thing because she could help out so many people. She was a great person who helped so many people even in her last days and in death.” 

Animals are often forgotten and have suffered during the pandemic. Trinity Smith said it is good to see that someone thought of providing health, food, and shelter for them.


Comments powered by Disqus

Please note: All comments are eligible for publication in Detroit Dialogue.

Recent Editions