BLACK LIVES MATTER FOUNDATION NOT AFFILIATED WITH BLM MOVEMENT

BLACK LIVES MATTER FOUNDATION NOT AFFILIATED WITH BLM MOVEMENT

BLACK LIVES MATTER FOUNDATION NOT AFFILIATED WITH BLM MOVEMENT

by CULTED
2 min

Black Lives Matter Foundation Not Affiliated With BLM Movement.

Music by: CjOnTheBeat – Alone.

It’s CULTED with your 60-second NEWS BLAST. 

If you’ve donated any money to the Black Lives Matter Foundation this month, you might be disheartened to discover the foundation actually has no association with the Black Lives Matter movement, and the fight against police brutality. The foundation has received over $4 million in donations since the killing of George Floyd, despite not being associated with the cause whatsoever. 

The founder, and only team member of the foundation Robert Ray Barnes told Buzzfeed “I don’t have anything to do with the Black Lives Matter Global Network. I never met them, never spoke to them. Our whole thing is having unity with the police department.”

There are no records to show how the foundation’s funds are being used, but donation sites such as GoFundMe have already frozen all the foundation’s active campaigns.

The legitimacy of the Minnesota Freedom Fund is also being questioned after announcing they’ve paid out only $200,000 in bailouts so far, despite receiving $30 million in donations since George Floyd’s murder.

The non-profit has faced backlash with people questioning where the rest of the funds are going, and calling for greater transparency. 

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