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:
ARMY!!— ⟭⟬ One in an ARMY⁷ ⟬⟭ Charity Project 💜 (@OneInAnARMY) June 7, 2020
You have officially raised ➡️Half a Million USD⬅️ for #MatchAMillion in support of BLM 🤯
And this only counts donations through ActBlue 😮
We are in the process of tracking any other donations, please fill in the form if you have donated to another fundraiser 💜 https://t.co/LlGFfBE2BA pic.twitter.com/S2byFvc0Bv
BTS are scheduled to appear today at the Class of 2020 event on YouTube.
Sources: 1, 2, 3