There is a lot of material here. Way too much to unpack in a single comment. To start with, the assassination of MLK, Jr didn't precede that of Malcolm X. The latter was murdered in 1965.

Moving on to Cullors, she's had one best-selling book, another on the verge of being published (with undoubtedly a generous advance), a production company under Warner Bros aegis, speaking engagements & a professorship in LA. As I understand it, her 1.4 million dollar home is in Topanga Canyon, which isn't exactly a "white" neighborhood. It's more eclectic, has been for the past half-century.

In short, the implication that Cullors used BLM funds for her own ends is not proven & unlikely. As in the attacks on Margaret Sanger or Abraham Lincoln by anti-racist authors, the information used comes from far right wing sources.

For the rest, there's a lot of effort here, but I don't think your case, that national BLM is by, or been co-opted by, COINTELPRO, has been made. There's food for thought here, sure. But much of your case, such as the alleged $360 million in income, is speculation.


LA born & raised, now I live upstate. I hate snow. I write on healthcare, politics & history. Hobbies are woodworking & singing Xmas carols with nonsense lyrics

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