Who Funded the BLM Riots?

19 March 2023
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Do you want to know who funded the Black Lives Matter / ANTIFA riots? Take a look at the The BLM Funding Database published by the Claremont Institute, 2023.

From the article, Americans Deserve To Know Who Funded BLM Riots, Claremont Institute Center for the American Way of Life, published by Newsweek, 13 March 2023:

Most Americans have happily moved on from the 2020 Black Lives Matter (BLM)-driven ransacking of some 200 American cities, which resulted in as much as $2 billion in property damage and at least 25 deaths... The BLM pressure campaigns, harassment, and moral blackmail also amounted to possibly the most lucrative shakedown of corporate America in its history.

Today the Claremont Institute's Center for the American Way of Life published the most comprehensive database to date tracking corporate contributions and pledges to the Black Lives Matter movement and related causes from 2020 to the present. Companies and corporations pledged or contributed an astonishing $82.9 billion to the BLM movement and related causes. This includes more than $123 million to the BLM parent organizations directly. These figures, while shocking, likely underrepresent the true magnitude of the shakedown as some companies failed to make known their contributions, and many BLM organizations remain unknown.

As a point of reference, $82.9 billion is more than the GDP of 46 African countries. In 2022, the Ford Motor Company's profits were $23 billion...

Mann, who mentored BLM Global Network co-founder Patrisse Cullors, maintains that whether the issue is race, sex, gender, immigration, or the environment, the revolutionary goal remains the same, and the rest is just "little divisions of labor." BLM shares this view, and while its activism encompasses the full range of leftist causes, its goal is to undermine capitalism, the nation state, and Western civilization...

Alicia Garza, another BLM cofounder and a self-professed "trained Marxist," has acknowledged as much, stating bluntly that "Black lives can't matter under capitalism. They're like oil and water."...

A couple of examples are JPMorgan Chase—whose $30 billion "Racial Equity Commitment" includes billions in targeted investments to "close the racial wealth gap"—and Microsoft—whose $244 million in pledges includes a $250,000 contribution to the Minnesota Freedom Fund, a bail fund for BLM rioters...

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