Micheal Jordan and his sports apparel brand, Jordan has pledged to donate $100 Million to the causes of Black Lives Matter and black people over the next 10 years.
He says, “Black lives matter. This isn’t a controversial statement. Until the ingrained racism that allows our country’s institutions to fail is completely eradicated, we will remain committed to protecting and improving the lives of Black people.”
Black Lives Matter protests around the world
He concluded his statement with, “Today, we are announcing that Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand will be donating $100 million over the next 10 years to organizations dedicated to ensuring racial equality, social justice and greatest access to education,”
Father and daughter hold up signs in protest of the murder of George Floyd by a white cop.
President Donald Trump threatens protesters with military action.
In a press conference on Monday evening, President Donald Trump threatened the American people with military action. He later attended a photoshoot infront of a historic church and used a heavily armed police force and horsemen to chase protesters and journalists away from the scene.