Michael Jordan to donate $100m for racial equality after George Floyd's death

Michael Jordan to donate $100m for racial equality after George Floyd's death

- Michael Jordan revealed he will donate $100m for racial equality

- This decision comes following the death of George Floyd in America

- Jordan and the rest of the world expressed anger over Floyd's death

Michael Jordan has explained that his brand who are into shoe will be donating $100m over the next ten years in ensuring racial equality in the United States.

This development comes days after African-American George Floyd lost his life after been tortured by police which has brought serious anger among people all over the world.

Michael Jordan was so sad and livid with how George Floyd was murdered by the American police who gave him no chance after he was arrested.

Funds will go towards organizations with the goal of 'ensuring racial equality, social justice and greater access to education' in the whole of America.

''The Jordan Brand is us, the black community. Jordan Brand is more than one man. It has always been a family.

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''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,'' Jordan explained.

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Meanwhile, protesters are still storming the streets in America asking for justice following the death of George Floyd who was brutalized.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Italian striker Mario Balotelli released a photo of himself performing the Black Power pose supporting the Black Lives Matter protests in the United States.

Hundreds of thousands have thronged the U.S. streets to condemn the death of George Floyd who died in the hands of policemen in Minneapolis.

The protesters are calling for justice for late Floyd who had a knee pressed into his neck for more than eight minutes while being detained by a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, and eventually died in Minneapolis on Monday, May 29.

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Several sporting personalities have condemned the tragic situation as many decried racism as responsible for the action.

Alongside the Black Power pose, Balotelli wrote on his Instagram page: "#saynotoracism #blackpower #restinpeacebrother #GEORGEFLOYD."

The 29-year-old also uploaded a post onto his Instagram story which read: 'I have nothing against monkeys because I'm totally sure a monkey is smarter than a racist.

It was gathered that the pontiff said nothing is gained by violence and so much is lost. Pope Francis prayed for the repose of the soul of Floyd and others who have died as a result of racism.

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