– BTS has donated $1 million to Black Lives Matter after making a statement that they stand against racial discrimination.
– The band’s incredible fan base has matched the donation as part of their #MatchAMillion initiative.
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Black Lives Matter managing director Kailee Scales confirmed receipt of the donation to Variety and said, “Black people all over the world are in pain at this moment from the trauma of centuries of oppression. We are moved by the generosity of BTS and allies all over the world who stand in solidarity in the fight for Black lives.”
A few days ago, BTS expressed their solidarity with the movement on Twitter, and wrote, “We stand against racial discrimination. We condemn violence. You, I and we all have the right to be respected. We will stand together. #BlackLivesMatter.”
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우리는 인종차별에 반대합니다.
우리는 폭력에 반대합니다.
나, 당신, 우리 모두는 존중받을 권리가 있습니다. 함께 하겠습니다.
We stand against racial discrimination.
We condemn violence.
You, I and we all have the right to be respected. We will stand together.#BlackLivesMatter
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) June 4, 2020
This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.
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