Michael Jordan Giving $100 Million to Fight for Racial Justice

(Friday, June 5, 2020) – Michael Jordan and the Michael Jordan Brand are making a significant investment in tackling racial inequality.  In a joint statement released today on social media, Jordan and the Jordan Brand announced they were donating $100 million to organizations leading the fight to promote racial equality and social justice.

The 57-year-old basketball great said  “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.”

The $100 million will be paid over 10 years with the goal of “ensuring racial equality, social justice, and greater access to education.”