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BTS Donated $1 Million To Black Lives Matter

This news comes after fans rallied to help the BLM movement.

Last week, K-pop fans helped protect those who are protesting in support of the Black Lives Matter movement by flooding the iWatch Dallas app with fancams after the Dallas Police Department asked people to send in "video of illegal activity from the protests."

you know the drill! SEND IN ALL OF YOUR FANCAMS!!! CRASH THE WEBSITE!!! MAKE THEM TAKE IT DOWN!!! PROTECT THE PROTESTERS!!! https://t.co/tNTjsvhTBy

They also took over the #WhiteLivesMatter and #WhiteoutWednesday hashtags to hide racist tweets.

kpop stans this week: -Took down the Dallas Police App trying to arrest protestors by sending them fancams -Spammed the #whiteoutwednsday hashtag with kpop fancams and ruined the whole hashtag for the racists

A day after K-pop fans took over the hashtags, BTS released a statement on Twitter that read: "We stand against racial discrimination. We condemn violence. You, I and we all have the right to be respected. We will stand together. #BlackLivesMatter."

우리는 인종차별에 반대합니다. 우리는 폭력에 반대합니다. 나, 당신, 우리 모두는 존중받을 권리가 있습니다. 함께 하겠습니다. We stand against racial discrimination. We condemn violence. You, I and we all have the right to be respected. We will stand together. #BlackLivesMatter

Now BTS have made their own big contribution to the Black Lives Matter organization.

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Over the weekend, a rep for BTS's management company, Big Hit Entertainment, confirmed to Variety that BTS donated $1 million to Black Lives Matter.

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Black Lives Matter managing director Kailee Scales told Variety that she's grateful for the iconic K-pop group's contribution:

"Black people all over the world are in pain at this moment from the trauma of centuries of oppression. We are moved by the generosity of BTS and allies all over the world who stand in solidarity in the fight for Black lives."

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For more information on how you can get involved and actively support protestors, click here.

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