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BTS donates 1 million to BLM, fans campaign to match the donation

After stating that they were going to donate, the report confirms that the band and their label donated 1M USD, which in SK wons is approx 1.2 billion.

Black Lives Matter got the donation last Friday.



Kailee Scales, managing director for Black Lives Matter said: “We are moved by the generosity of BTS and allies all over the world who stand in solidarity in the fight for Black lives.”

BTS nor Big Hit will further comment regarding the donation.

ARMYs all over the world are also campaigning to match the donation through #MatchAMillion, they've already raised 500,000 USD:




BTS are scheduled to appear today at the Class of 2020 event on YouTube.

Sources: 1, 2, 3
Tags: asian celebrities, bts, cpop / jpop / kpop, race / racism
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