Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Addresses Allegations Of Lavishly Spending Donation Money
Patrisse Cullors was joined by Angela Davis and others to defend the movement’s money management and dispel rumors.
April 18, 2022 at 4:07 pm
Black Lives Matter has been under constant media scrutiny since its founding almost a decade ago. The BLM’s resurgence in 2020 following the murder of George Floyd led to another backlash and increased attention to the activities of the movement and its leaders. Most recently, a New York magazine article was highly critical of the purchase of a $6 million California property by the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation, suggesting financial impropriety by the organization and its leaders. Last week, Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors participated in a conference call with numerous Black-oriented media outlets to address the issues raised by the article and other criticisms echoed in other media. Here’s what was discussed.