Michael Jordan donates $2 million to help community, police relations

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2015, file photo, former NBA star Michael Jordan smiles at reporters in Chicago. Nike is opening a Michael Jordan-only store in Chicago's Loop on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. The new Jordan Brand store will sell merchandise with the trademarked Michael Jordan "Jumpman" silhouette. Nike also plans stores in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto featuring the former Chicago Bulls star. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Michael Jordan can no longer stay silent, he told ESPN’s The Undefeated.

Considered the greatest basketball player of all time, Jordan donated $1-million to both the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s newly established Institute for Community-Police Relations and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

Jordan’s father was shot and killed in 1993.

Many athletes are speaking out against the tension among police officers and African-American communities.

Most recently, LeBron James, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony gave a speech at the ESPY Awards. Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry also gave an anti-gun speech.

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