- 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
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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.
''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.
Meanwhile, protesters are still storming the streets in America asking for justice following the death of George Floyd who was brutalized.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh had reported that Ghana’s former president Jerry John Rawlings has lauded the provoked responses of Americans following the devastating death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by a white police officer.
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In an earlier post on Twitter, May 28, 2020, the NDC founder said the death of the black man is a classic example of how morals have fallen in the United States.
George Floyd died on May 25, 2020, after Minneapolis police officers arrested the 46-year-old black man and was pinned beneath three police officers and died as a result.
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