Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand have announced that they will donate $100 million to assist in the ongoing fight against racial injustice.
The NBA star made this known in a joint statement released by his manager, Estee Portnoy. He said that over the next 10 years, he and his brand will donate $100 million to "organizations dedicated to ensuring racial equality, social justice and greater access to education."
The statement from Michael Jordan read :
"Jordan Brand is more than one man. It has always been a family," the statement begins. "We represent a proud family that has overcome obstacles, fought against discrimination in communities worldwide and that works every day to erase the stain of racism and the damage of injustice."
It continues, "The will, the work, the excellence the world has come to know is the result of one generation after another, pouring their dreams into the next. It's 2020, and our family now includes anyone who aspires to our way of life. Yet as much as things have changed, the worst remains the same."OMOKOSHABAN