NBA players showed up to protests in numbers , and at the league’s restart in Orlando they have talked about Breonna Taylor’s shooters not being arrested and other social justice issues. But it’s not just about words, the NBA’s biggest names are putting money and time into concrete action, such as LeBron James working toward voting rights .
Now Carmelo Anthony , Chris Paul , and Dwyane Wade are putting their money and effort into causes through the Social Change Fund .
“Our mission is to address social and economic justice issues facing Black communities and break down the discriminatory barriers to success,” Paul said in a statement announcing the fund. “The Social Change Fund will help advance racial equality and opportunity. We will unite with other individuals who share our vision and commitment to use our collective voices and resources to advocate for change and foster a more equitable future.”
The three NBA stars are putting in their money to jumpstart the fund, which will look to add donations from other athletes and celebrities. The Social Change Fund will give grants to organizations that focus on social justice issues such as public safety and criminal justice reform, empowering communities of color […]
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