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Pokemon Donates $200,000 to NAACP & Black Lives Matter Amid Protests

Pokemon Donates $200,000 to NAACP & Black Lives Matter Amid Protests

Pokemon is opening their purse!

The beloved video game franchise made a big announcement on Wednesday (June 3) amid protests globally against racism and police brutality following the murder of George Floyd.

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“Here at the Pokemon Company International, we believe in friendship, inclusivity and equity. These are the values that anchor the Pokemon brand. There is no place for oppression within our community. We stand in solidarity with our Black employees, fans and families who continue to be impacted by systemic racism and senseless violence. We will be making a $100,000 donation to the NAACP and a $100,000 donation to Black Lives Matter. Our commitment to you is ongoing, and our support will be as well. We believe that Black Lives Matter,” they announced.

Here are resources and ways to help support the Black Lives Matter cause.

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