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Many social media users are questioning where the donations to Black Lives Matter actually go.
Black Lives Matter is a political organization that was originally founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's murderer.
Since then, the activist group has evolved into a political machine that is most active during an election year. That is when donations jump considerably.
But where do the donations go?
According to OpenSecrets.org, hundreds of millions of dollars in Black Lives Matter donations went to ActBlue.com, a tax exempt organization that funnels cash to Democratic candidates and political action committees (PACs).
According to a list compiled by OpenSecrets.org, a whopping $186 million in BLM donations went to Bernie Sanders' campaign for president. The second biggest recipient was Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who received more than $119 million.
Black Americans are just now figuring out their fight for racial equality is being co-opted to fund political campaigns and political actions committees.
"Just go on the website: when you click on "resources" they suggest you apply for SBA loans," wrote a user named devilicious on Lipstick Alley.
"BLM received 10 million from Bezos, millions from celebs, companies, private donors but there is not ONE option for a black person to apply for rent relief, financial aid, grants, NOTHING!
Stop [donating] to that scamming website."
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend pledged $200,000 to bail out protesters who destroyed property and looted luxury shops from Atlanta to Los Angeles over the weekend.
The former model and TV personality originally offered $100,000 to the cause on Friday, but she doubled the amount as violence hit the streets of many major cities across America in response to the death of George Floyd, a Black man, at the hands of over-zealous police officers in Minneapolis on May 25.
Teigen was among a dozen celebrities offering the cash hand-out "in celebration of whatever the f**k maga night is," referencing an earlier tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump. She doubled her initial offering after a Twitter user called the protesters on the streets "criminals."
"Ooo they might need more money then. Make it $200,000," she said.
Trump supporters targeted the model for making a stand with the protesters, who were being arrested during demonstrations across the U.S., prompting outspoken Chrissy to fire back: "Anyhow f**k trump and keeping going. Be safe, stay hydrated, wear your mask and again, f**k Donald Trump."
She added: "And KEEP THIS SAME ENERGY WHEN YOU VOTE. The worst thing that could happen is this all happening for nothing."
Teigen isn't the only celebrity pledging to help bail out protesters - Steve Carell, Seth Rogen, and Janelle Monae have also gone public with donations to the Minnesota Freedom Fund, a nonprofit that helps pay bail for people who can't afford it.
It appears that some one of you donated to the Clinton campaign in my name. You've got jokes.
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It has been widely reported that the Clinton Foundation took in over $2 billion dollars in donations from corporations and foreign investors.
What isn't clear is what exactly did Hillary and Bill Clinton do with all that money?
One thing we know for certain is just 5.7 percent of the donations went to charity.
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The Clinton campaign is under fire for repeatedly overcharging the credit cards of its poorest donors.
It's been reported that Hillary Clinton's campaign took in over $500 million in campaign donations from her supporters. Now we know how they did it.
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Beyonce, Jamie Foxx, Conan O'Brien, Chris Rock, Carmelo Anthony, Jennifer Aniston and others recorded a PSA for gun control. The PSA was released today, one week after the tragic Sandy Hook, Connecticut, shooting that left 20 children dead. Ironically, the National Rifle Association (NRA) held a press conference today. Among his idiotic statements, the NRA spokesman suggested that the Sandy Hook shooter could have been stopped if the teachers in the school were armed.
As you watch the PSA video, remember that political donations from millions of NRA members helped shape the course of politics in America. Don't expect any 'meaningful' gun law changes any time soon.
Obama is bought and paid for.
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