Follow the money - Bitter Little Marxists

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Black Lives Matter was founded by Patrisse Cullors and Alicia Garza. They are both ardent Marxists and communists.
From Breitbart:

Black Lives Matter Founder Mentored by Ex-Domestic Terrorist Who Worked with Bill Ayers
The co-founder of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, Patrisse Cullors, was the protégé of a communist-supporting domestic terrorist for over a decade, spending years training in political organizing and absorbing the radical Marxist-Leninist ideology which shaped her worldview.

Remember, Obama started his campaign in Ayers' living room and when pressed on this, claimed that Bill was just some guy "who lives in my neighborhood".  Anyway, there is a video from 2015 in which Cullors says (from the New York Post):

“The first thing, I think, is that we actually do have an ideological frame. Myself and Alicia in particular are trained organizers,” she said, referring to BLM co-founder Alicia Garza.

“We are trained Marxists. We are super-versed on, sort of, ideological theories. And I think that what we really tried to do is build a movement that could be utilized by many, many black folk,”

Turns out that Alicia has a side-gig.  She is the Principal at Black Futures Lab:

WHO WE ARE
The Black Futures Lab transforms Black communities into constituencies that change the way power operates—locally, statewide and nationally. The problems facing our communities are complex—the solutions require experimentation, innovation and political power. We deserve a government  that represents us, policies that improve our lives, and politics that reflect our lives.

Fun website - professionally designed. Lots of words but very little meaning.  Lots of feel-good handwaving but zero hard data.  "We strive to empower" instead of "From August of 2019 through September of 2021, we did this, this and this".
All promises and no deliverables.

Money - here it gets interesting to say the least. In the upper right of the home page there is a DONATE button:

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Click on that and you go to this page:

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And the third paragraph makes for some very interesting reading:

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The text states:

Black Futures Lab is a fiscally sponsored project of the Chinese Progressive Association. CPA is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organization. Our tax identification number is 23-7404756. This contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

Seriously?     What. The. Fsck.

How many other organizations seeking to "fundamentally transform" America are also funded by the Chinese?

Tip of the hat to Firehand for the link.

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