Ben Crump says the large stash of money Jeff Bezos simply donated to Van Jones may just cross some distance for a motive they each care about deeply — serving to Black other people be informed the regulation.
The civil rights legal professional tells TMZ … he plans to speak to his just right good friend Van about the use of a few of that $100 million Bezos donation to assist in part fund one thing Ben’s been operating on for some time … particularly, a one-stop-shop regulation facility in Florida.
It’s known as The Ben Crump Social Justice Law Center — nestled in St. Thomas University College of Law in Miami Gardens — and the purpose is to convey underserved and underprivileged African-Americans the chance to review to turn into legal professionals.
We’re instructed the initiative is particularly focused on 1st-generation Black faculty and regulation scholars.
The startup is already underway, as Ben says they have been accepting donations for a while, however he provides Van’s help may just assist put a bow at the paintings being performed.
During Van’s acceptance speech of Bezos’ Courage and Civility Award he alluded to creating certain the $100 mil were given into the palms of grassroots activists.
It certain feels like Ben’s challenge might be proper up his alley … as Crump’s labored tirelessly, for greater than a 12 months now, with grassroots activism teams around the nation.