The NBA legend and the Jordan Brand released a joint statement explaining their commitment to helping ensure justice and equality.
“Jordan Brand is us, the Black Community,” reads the statement, which was posted on the Nike News website.
Although the statement doesn’t specify which organizations or initiatives will receive funding, Jordan’s spokesperson tweeted that the $100 million will go to “organizations dedicated to ensuring racial equality, social justice, and greater access to education.”
Joint Statement from Michael Jordan Jordan Brand regarding $100m donation.
Jordan’s donation comes the same day that Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser commissioned city employees to paint a giant “Black Lives Matter” sign on 16th Street in Washington, D.C., which leads to the White House.