Michael Jordan has a released a statement condemning the treatment of African-American citizens in the United States by the legal system.
Published in response to the murders of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, the former athlete’s statement came armed with a donation of $2 million made to civil rights organisations.
His altruism seems to have been ignited after he learned of plans that were being made to boycott his products.
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Widely popular in the African-American community, Jordan’s sportswear became the target of ‘Black Lives Matters’ supporters who saw his decision to remain silent on several issues relating to the black community as problematic.
His financial dependency and supposed exploitation on/off the community.
His statement, published minutes ago, came after support for the suggestion above swelled online.