Ex-Panthers owner Richardson donates $5M to African-American museum

Ex-Panthers owner donates $5M to African-American museum

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Former Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson is donating $5 million to the International African-American Museum in Charleston.

That makes it the largest donation from a private person to the museum.

[Panthers owner Richardson stepping away from day-to-day operations]

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Museum officials said the money will go toward a permanent endowment, construction and its education program.

The museum is set to open in 2020.