Colin Kaepernick Partners With Kennedy Organization to Bail People Out of Jail
Colin Kaepernick and his Know Your Rights camp have teamed up with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights to help free people in jail. Last week, the two organizations announced a $ 1 million donation to community bail funds as coronavirus cases continue to soar, particularly among those incarcerated.
Dubbed the Funds for Freedom partnership, the nonprofits will provide funds to local organizers in 10 cities across the country, giving groups like Reverse the Cycle of Incarceration in Atlanta and the Nashville Community Bail Fund access to resources to release people from jails. According to a news release, 70% of people remain stuck in jail because they can’t afford bail, while an overwhelming number of those incarcerated are people of color. Black Enterprise reoerts