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The Philadelphia Eagles used $50,000 of the NFL’s “social justice fund,” to bail nine people out of jail for the Thanksgiving holiday, a report notes.
On the day before Thanksgiving, members of the Players Coalition teamed up with the league to help get nine Philadelphians being held in city jails released on bail, ESPN reports.
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Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins then followed up by arranging for legal services for the nine former inmates. Jenkins also brought in a group of non-governmental community services to help them with their cases.
“We recognize that the only reason that these people were in jail is because they couldn’t afford to get out. If any of them had the resources I did, they would be out,” Jenkins told the media. “So, it’s not a matter of public safety or being convicted of a crime, which they haven’t yet, it’s just they’re simply too poor for their freedom.”
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