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Angelina Jolie Donates $200,000 To NAACP Legal Defense Fund: 'Discrimination Cannot Be Tolerated'

Angelina Jolie is one of the many celebs and activists to put their money where their mouth is and donate to the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement in the fight to end racial injustice.

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As protests and riots continue to sweep across America and the world, many celebrities are donating to charities that are benefiting the Black Lives Matter movement.

The protests broke out following the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed by Minneapolis police, and have been continuing to gain momentum in the days following his death.

Angelina Jolie is the latest celebrity to let her support of the movement be known, as she has donated $200,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense Fund is America's top legal firm fighting for racial justice.

In a statment to ET, Angelina explained her decision to donate to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

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"Rights don’t belong to anyone group to give to another. Discrimination and impunity cannot be tolerated, explained away or justified. I hope we can come together as Americans to address the deep structural wrongs in our society," she began.

"I stand with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in their fight for racial equality, social justice, and their call for urgent legislative reform."

To find out more about the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, please click here.

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