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Jennifer Aniston donates $1 million to civil rights organization Color of Change

ACTRESS Jennifer Aniston has "quietly" donated a $1million to a charity fighting to end racial injustice, according to a new report.

The Good Morning Show star made a generous donation to non-profit Color Of Change after she was left "deeply effected" by the death of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25.

Color of Change is America's largest online racial justice organization which aims to "challenge injustice, hold corporate and political leaders accountable, commission game-changing research on systems of inequality".

According to the Mirror, a source said: "Like most people, Jen has been deeply affected by what is going on in America and the terrible injustice that people of colour experience every day.

"She wanted to show her support, and has donated a big sum to the charity she felt resonated with her the most.

"The link is on her Instagram page so her fans can also donate."


Last week, the Friends star joined the conversation surrounding white privilege, racial inequality and police brutality on social media.

Jennifer voiced her thoughts on Instagram by sharing a video of late activist and writer James Baldwin reflecting on on the so-called progress of racism in the US.

Writing alongside the video, Jennifer penned: "This week has been heartbreaking for so many reasons.

"We need to acknowledge that the racism and brutality in this country has been going on for a long time – and it’s NEVER been okay.

This week has been heartbreaking for so many reasons. We need to acknowledge that the racism and brutality in this country has been going on for a long time – and it’s NEVER been okay. As allies, who want equality and peace, it’s our responsibility to make noise, to demand justice, to educate ourselves on these issues, and more than anything, to spread love. How much more time are we willing to let pass without change? HOW MUCH MORE TIME? ⠀ ⠀ Text FLOYD to 55156 and sign the @colorofchange petition to have all four of the officers who killed #GeorgeFloyd arrested.

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"As allies, who want equality and peace, it’s our responsibility to make noise, to demand justice, to educate ourselves on these issues, and more than anything, to spread love.

"How much more time are we willing to let pass without change? HOW MUCH MORE TIME?" ⠀

She ended the post by asking her 33.9million followers to "text FLOYD to 55156 and sign the @colorofchange petition to have all four of the officers who killed #GeorgeFloyd arrested."

Aniston's charitable activity comes after she showed support for photographer Mark Seliger's decision to auction off a nude photo of her from 1995 to benefit COVID-19 relief.

Jennifer's show of support comes as demonstrations continued across America two weeks in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

George died after former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, 44, knelt on the man’s neck for nearly nine minutes while George was face down on the ground with his hands cuffed behind his back and pleaded that he couldn't breathe.

Chauvin has been charged with second-degree murder while the other three arresting officers; J.Alexander Keung, Thomas Lane, and Tou Thao, have been charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder.

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