Michael Jordan: will donate $ 100 million (about Rs 755 crore) to organizations fighting for social justice:
Basketball star Michael Jordan: will donate $ 100 million (about Rs 755 crore) to organizations fighting for social justice and racism. Jordan and his brand will provide funding to organizations working in the region for the next 10 years. This donation is 10 times more than Facebook and Amazon. These two companies have announced a donation of $ 10 million (about 75 crore rupees) to organizations working in the field of social justice.
Jordan made this announcement at a time when protests against racism are taking place in the country after the assassination of black civilian George Floyd in America.
Black lives are also worth: Jordan:
Jordan and his brand issued a statement saying – Black lives are also valued. It also matters. This is not a controversial statement. Until apartheid is completely eradicated in our country. Till then we will continue to fight for the protection of blacks and social justice.
Motive to change the life of black community: Brand Jordan
Brand Jordan President Craig Williams said – Much work is yet to be done to change the lives of the black community. We take responsibility for it.
Jordan expressed anger over Floyd’s death:
Earlier, Jordan had expressed grief over Floyd’s murder, saying – I am saddened and angry at the incident. My condolences are to the countless people besides Floyd’s family who lost their lives due to racial vandalism and injustice. Enough now, we should gather together and raise our voice against racism. So that there is pressure on our leaders to change the law.
Jordan inducted into NBA Hall of Fame
Jordan is a 6-time National Basketball Association or NBA champion. He captained the Chicago Bulls team in the 90s. He is also inducted into the Hall of Fame. Currently, they own the Charlotte Hornets team.