Jordan Peele Donates $1 Million to Essential Organizations Fighting For the Black Community

Karenna Meredith
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 12: Jordan Peele attends 2019 Hammer Museum Gala In The Garden at Hammer Museum on October 12, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 12: Jordan Peele attends 2019 Hammer Museum Gala In The Garden at Hammer Museum on October 12, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/WireImage)

Jordan Peele and his Monkeypaw production company announced a generous $1 million donation to multiple racial justice organizations this week to support the well-being of the Black community. Jordan shared his plans on Instagram amid ongoing nationwide protests against police brutality and vowed to continue the fight for equality.

"Jordan Peele and Monkeypaw Productions are proud to donate $1 million across five organizations we see as essential to the health and lives of Black people," Jordan wrote. "We are committed to continued action against a system rooted in the violence against and oppression of the Black community."

Jordan's donation will go towards five organizations: Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective, Black Lives Matter, Equal Justice Initiative, Fair Fight, and Transgender Gender-Variant & Intersex Justice Project. If you are financially able, please consider donating to his recommended groups or check out this list of additional organizations that could use your help.

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