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Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King threatened to dox two New York Post reporters for exposing his extravagant purchases in a series of articles.

King was outraged that the reporters accused him of using donations to his political action committees (PACs) to buy a $40,000 purebred mastiff dog and a lakefront property.

King posted photos of two New York Post writers on his Facebook and Instagram pages and asked his followers to send him their home addresses and other personal contact information.

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"To Isabel Vincent of the @NYPost," King wrote on Instagram.

"You posted my house online. And caused white supremacists to show up at my doorstep to terrify my wife and kids. You interrupted our entire lives doing so. You know that would happen when you published my home. But you did it anyway."

"And you did it without consequence," he added, according to Daily Beast.

He also posted a photo of a male reporter and asked his supporters to dox him, according to Daily Beast.

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"This is Kevin Sheehan of the @NYPost. He has been attacking me and my family. Send me photos of his home. Send me photos of him. And his family," he wrote.

According to Sheehan, King reportedly used $40,000 in donations from his Grassroots Law PAC to purchase his mastiff dog, Marz.

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Sheehan co-wrote a report on Tuesday about King defending his purchase of the dog.

King, who is white, said the dog was necessary to defend his family from white supremacists.

King deleted his online threats to Sheehan and Vincent, but he later warned the journalists again.

"That's my word," King wrote. "I've been far too kind to all of you that disrupted my life and made my wife and kids cry. Not going to accept it. Cross my family again and see what happens. And I'm backdating this promise a few years."

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Brittney Griner's drug trial resumed on Tuesday, July 26. The slow-moving trial began on July 1 and is expected to drag on for five months, according to reports.

For her courtroom attire, Griner chose the same Cross Colours Black Lives Matter hoodie she wore when she was arrested at a Moscow airport in mid-February.

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The black hoodie features the words "Cross Colours" on the sleeves and "Black Lives For Peace" on the back.

In an earlier trial, Griner acknowledged carrying vape cartridges containing cannabis oil in her luggage when she arrived in Moscow, Russia on Feb. 17.

The two-time Olympic gold medalist and Phoenix Mercury center said she rushed to pack and did not realize the vape pens were in her luggage.

Her attorney presented a letter from a doctor who suggested she use cannabis oil for pre-existing conditions such as ADHD.

The US State Department has officially declared Griner a political prisoner who is "wrongfully detained".

But the Russian government rejected the designation, according to the NY Post.

"If a U.S. citizen was taken in connection with the fact that she was smuggling drugs, and she does not deny this, then this should be commensurate with our Russian local laws, and not with those adopted in San Francisco, New York and Washington," spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.

She added: "If drugs are legalized in the United States, in a number of states, and this is done for a long time and now the whole country will become drug-addicted, this does not mean that all other countries are following the same path."

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Patrisse Cullors' brother and ex-boyfriend were Black Lives Matter's highest paid employees, according to a new tax filing.

The new tax filings show Cullors paid her son's father, Damon Turner (pictured above), $970,000 for "creative services" for Black Lives Matter. She also paid her brother, Paul Cullors, over $840,000 for security services.

A consulting firm run by former Black Lives Matter board member Shalomyah Bowers received over $2.1 million.

Bowers says BLM paid him for consultation services after he was no longer a board member.

Black Lives Matter reportedly took in $90 million in donations for social justice causes in 2020 and invested $32 million in the stock market.

The new tax filing was shared exclusively with the Associated Press amid a wave of controversy surrounding Cullors' purchase of 5 multi-million dollar properties.

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The tax documents show Cullors spent $6 million on a Los Angeles area mansion which was intended as a "safe space" for Black people in Studio City, an area with less than 3% Black population.

The tax filings are the first view into the organization's finances since it was incorporated in 2017.

The 63-page form 990 is an annual filing required for organizations that claim tax-exempt status as a nonprofit.

Form 990 wasn't required until BLM became an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit in December 2020.

Cullors resigned from BLM in 2021 after questions arose about her spending habits. The other two co-founders also quit.

One expert said the organization seemed to be operating with a scrappy structure that makes it difficult to disprove allegations of financial mismanagement and deviation from its original mission to focus on police killing unarmed Black men.

Black Lives Matter is currently without leadership, according to theGrio. It has no executive director or in-house staff.

The organization has $42 million in donations remaining in its coffers. BLM has an operation budget of around $4 million.

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Candace Owens showed up at the Topanga Canyon home of Patrisse Cullors with a film crew on Saturday.

Cullors immediately hopped online to complain that the conservative activist was knocking on her door and harassing her.

Cullors said it was "unacceptable and it's dangerous for anybody, any stranger, to come outside of my house."

On Friday, Owens released video footage proving she did not harass or intimidate the Black Lives Matter co-founder.

The footage shows Owens standing politely outside the front gate while speaking with a security guard over an intercom.

Owens captioned the video:

"BREAKING! I am pre-releasing the footage of me showing up at one of Black Lives Matter founder’s, Patrisse Cullors, multiple mansions. Remember she fake cried and said I harassed her? LIAR. I kindly spoke to a white security guard (who remained silent) through a gate."

Owens and other journalists accuse Cullors of using BLM funds to enrich herself. She reportedly owns five million-dollar homes which she purchased over the last five years.

Owens went to Cullors home to ask if she misappropriated funds meant for Black Lives Matter.

Cullors previously stated a $6 million mansion she bought in Saudio City, CA. was used for BLM purposes and a "safe space" for Black people.
 




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Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors cleared the air about her personal use of the $6 million mansion she purchased, allegedly with donated BLM funds.

Cullors previously denied using the 7-bedroom estate for her own personal purposes. Cullors spoke to the Associated Press and admits using the mansion to throw parties for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' inauguration.

She also threw a party for her son's birthday.

Cullors has been under siege since New York magazine broke the story about her real estate portfolio in an article in 2020.
 
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At the time, Cullors slammed the report as "racist" and she insisted the house was purchased for Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation to "work, create content, host meetings and foster creativity."

Patrisse Cullors, who resigned from the organization last year, said the mansion was purchased as "a safe space for Black people in the community" where Black residents are less than 3% of the population.

She also claimed BLM hasn't used the house because "the property needed repairs and renovation."

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Meanwhile, Patrisse and her modern family have not had a moment's rest since they moved into the spacious Studio City, California home.

News trucks are parked outside the home day and night and reporters jockey for position on the lawn.

Conservative activist Candace Owens took a cameraman with her when she knocked on Cullors' front door asking to speak with her this past weekend. Cullors took to social media to wail that Owens was harassing her.

"She was demanding that I come outside," Cullors told her 367,000 Instagram followers.

"It's really unacceptable, dangerous when Candace Owens, another Black woman, who is actually working as a part of the right-wing agenda, comes outside my house with cameras."

Cullors is one of three Black Lives Matter founders. The other two women also resigned.

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A Boston Black Lives Matter leader and her husband are charged with a federal indictment alleging they stole donations for at-risk youth.

Monica Cannon-Grant and her husband, Clark Grant, are accused of raising over $1 million in donations and spending the cash on vacations, rent payments on their Boston apartment, gifts for family members, and a car for a relative.

Prosecutors allege that Cannon-Grant, 41, received a $6,000 grant to pay for a trip to Philadelphia for at-risk youth, "to give these young men exposure to communities outside of the violence-riddled neighborhood that they navigate daily," according to the Boston Globe.

But rather than pay for the trip, Cannon-Grant is charged with transferring the $6,000 to a bank account controlled by an unnamed family member.

Cannon-Grant and her husband, Clark Grant, 38, allegedly spent the money on a vacation to Maryland, where they rented a car and hotel room, groceries, a visit to a nail salon, and dined at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Shake Shack and other restaurants, the Boston Globe reported.

Prosecutors also alleged that Cannon-Grant and her husband collected around $100,000 in pandemic unemployment benefits they were not entitled to.

Cannon-Grant collected approximately $33,426 in unemployment benefits, and her husband collected $67,950 in unemployment between May 2020 and September 2021 despite being employed full time, prosecutors alleged.

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At the time, Cannon-Grant was allegedly paying herself a salary of $2788 per week from her nonprofit, Violence in Boston.

Cannon-Grant allegedly told the state attorney general's office and the IRS that she took no salary from her nonprofit.

In a text message to her husband in March 2021, Cannon-Grant allegedly wrote:

"Unemployment caught my a**! Asked me to provide documents by June unless I'll have to pay it all back."

Clark Grant allegedly told Cannon-Grant to ask a family member to submit a false document to the state claiming the Violence In Boston office was closed during the pandemic.

They are also accused of mortgage fraud for listing Violence In Boston's assets of $475,000 as their own on a mortgage application in July 2021.

They allegedly used BLM donations "to help pay for mortgage fees and closing costs," prosecutors said.

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Cannon-Grant was arrested and released without bail on March 15, 2022. A judge allowed her to continue working with her nonprofit, Violence in Boston, but she can't handle the nonprofit's money.

Last week, Cannon-Grant responded to a Boston Globe article.

"All the White Supremacy & anti-blackness I've endured it doesn't surprise me. We've known & have been fully cooperating making sure they have everything they need so this can be over & my family can have peace," she wrote on her Twitter account, @ReadyToPissUOff. The account had been deleted on Tuesday.

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Pamela Moses, one of the original founders of Black Lives Matter, has been sentenced to 6 years and 1 day in prison.

Moses, 44, was convicted Monday of illegally registering to vote in 2020 despite felony convictions in 2015.

Judge Michael Ward accused Moses of deceiving probation officials by claiming she had completed the terms of her probation. She was sentenced to six years and one day behind bars.

"You tricked the probation department into giving you documents saying you were off probation," Ward said in open court on Monday, according to the Washington Post.

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In 2015, Moses pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence and forgery, and to misdemeanor charges of perjury, stalking, theft under $500, and escape. She has 16 prior felonies.

She was placed on probation for seven years and lost her rights to vote as a convicted felon.

Moses insists she didn't actually vote, she just registered. The former Democratic mayoral candidate in Memphis said she was not aware that her rights to vote in Memphis were not restored.

"I relied on the election commission because those are the people who were supposed to know what you know you're supposed to do. And I found out that they didn't know," Moses told WREG.

Moses accused the judge of abusing his authority under color of law to suppress her rights to vote.

"They want to pick and control who the Black leaders are in the South. And they do it through voter suppression," she said. "They suppressed my right to vote forever."

An attorney representing Moses says she will appeal the sentence.
 

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Jussie Smollett went from celebrated LGBT+ star to convicted felon following a tense moment in a Chicago courtroom on Thursday night.

A majority white jury found Smollett guilty of 5 counts of disorderly conduct for lying to Chicago police.

Smollett, 39, was on trial for lying about a racist, homophobic hate crime that police say he orchestrated against himself with the help of two pals.

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Despite the guilty verdict, the leaders of Black Lives Matter in Los Angeles say they still stand with the disgraced actor.

"So let's be clear: we love everybody in our community. We can never believe police, especially the CPD over Jussie Smollett, a Black man who has been courageously present, visible, and vocal in the struggle for Black freedom," BLM LA leader Melina Abdullah said before the verdict.

Now, after the verdict, Abdullah tells TMZ she has not changed her stance.

She says Smollett still has their full support. Abdullah says the organization refuses to abandon its people and stands on the principle that the justice system is corrupt, according to TMZ.

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Smollett faces up to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced in an upcoming hearing. He is currently free while he awaits sentencing.

Court observers say the judge may consider a perjury charge against Smollett for lying under oath when he repeatedly said, "There was no hoax."

A perjury charge would guarantee prison time for the former "Empire" actor.

The judge may also order him to pay $130,000 in restitution to Chicago PD to cover its expenses for investigating the hoax.

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At least 5 people were killed and dozens more injured when a vehicle rammed police barriers and plowed into a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin on Sunday.

An officer opened fire on the speeding vehicle after the suspect broke through police barriers to flee the scene.
 

Chilling videos showed bodies flying as the red Ford Escape SUV mowed down children, high school cheerleaders and dancing grannies. The suspect was reportedly fleeing police after leaving the scene of a stabbing.
 


 
Police eventually located the abandoned SUV and traced an expired driver's license in the vehicle to 38-year-old Darrell E. Brooks Jr., an admitted pimp and Black supremacist.
 

Brooks faces multiple counts of capital murder, reckless endangerment, fleeing the scene of a felony, possession of a firearm by a felon, and many more charges.

According to court records, Brooks was released on $1,000 bond just two days before the tragedy. He has a long criminal history that includes domestic abuse and sex trafficking charges.

In addition to being a career criminal, Brooks is an aspiring rapper who uploaded tracks to YouTube and SoundCloud calling himself Mathboi Fly.

According to posts on his Facebook page, Brooks was unhappy that 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty on all charges by a Kenosha, Wisconsin jury on Friday.

Brooks' Facebook posts and music called for violence against white people and supported Black Lives Matter. One post specifically described running white people over.

Facebook took down Mathboi Fly's page hours after the incident.

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Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation, is stepping down amid allegations she misused donations.

BLMGNF announced Tuesday, May 27, that Cullors is stepping down from her role as the movement's executive director.

"With smart, experienced and committed people supporting the organization during this transition, I know that BLMGNF is in good hands," Cullors said in a statement. "The foundation's agenda remains the same — eradicate white supremacy and build life-affirming institutions."

Last month, Hawk Newsome, another BLM founder, called for an "independent" financial investigation into Cullors' spending after she made substantial real estate transactions with no apparent source of income.

Cullors owns a total of $3.2 million in real estate holdings.

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Cullors bought a three-bedroom home in Topanga Canyon for $1.4 million. The home is located in an area with a Black population of just 1.8 percent.

The property is located about 20 miles from her childhood home in an "impoverished" area in Van Nuys, California.

Cullors purchased two other homes in Los Angeles, according to public records.

In 2017, she bought a house in Inglewood for $510,000. The property is now worth $800,000.

Cullors and her lesbian spouse Janaya Khan also purchased a home in Atlanta, Georgia for $415,000.

Cullors previously complained that the criticism surrounding her real estate portfolio was an example of "white supremacy".

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5 Black males have been arrested in connection with the shooting of Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson.

Metropolitan police announced the arrests of five males, ages 17, 18, 19, 25, and 28, on suspicion of attempted murder.

Johnson, 27, was shot in the head at a party in London early Sunday. She is listed in critical condition.

Police say Johnson was not targeted and her shooting was random.

"We are aware of Sasha's involvement in the Black Lives Matter movement in the UK," Commander Alison Heydari said. "We are also not aware of any reports of threats made against her prior to this incident.

Johnson attended a garden party with approximately 30 guests at 3 a.m. when a shot rang out.

Detective Chief Inspector Richard Leonard said "four black males wearing dark clothing" gained entry into the garden and in the ensuing chaos a weapon discharged, striking Johnson.

The suspects then fled the garden and dispersed into the surrounding neighborhood.

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Racial justice organizations are livid that the International Olympic Committee barred Black Lives Matter apparel or kneeling at the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

The Olympic Games has long barred protests during the Games. Athletes who failed to comply with the rule faced expulsion from the Games.

The committee will allow apparel with the words like "peace," "respect," "solidarity," "inclusion" and "equality."

Athletes are banned from wearing apparel featuring the words "Black Lives Matter, along with kneeling or raising a fist.

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American sprinters Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right) made headlines when they raised their fists at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The gesture was a symbolic protest against racism in the United States. Smith, the gold medal winner, and Carlos, the bronze medal winner, were subsequently suspended from the Olympic team.

Racial justice organization Color of Change voiced its opposition to the IOC's decision.

The organization called on Olympics sponsors to "keep your promises to Black communities."

"The IOC's oppressive policies cannot stand, especially when its corporate sponsors issued statements supporting Black lives. @CocaCola, @Visa, @Hersheys, @Toyota, @ProcterGamble, @RalphLauren, @Samsung: it's time to keep your promises to Black communities."

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A Black Lives Matter leader is calling for an investigation after founder Patrisse Cullors spent $3 million in public donations on homes.

Hawk Newsome wants an "independent" financial investigation into Cullors' spending after she made substantial real estate transactions with no apparent income.

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Cullors bought a three-bedroom home in Topanga Canyon for $1.4 million. The home is located in an area with a Black population of just 1.8 percent.

She purchased the property about 20 miles from her childhood home in an "impoverished" area in Van Nuys, California.

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In her 2018 memoir, Patrisse Cullors said she was raised by a single mother and lived in a building where the paint was peeling.

Cullors often protested capitalism while secretly spending millions of dollars on properties.

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The Topanga Canyon home purchase sparked outrage on social media. One Twitter user called Cullors a "fraud".

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Cullors bought two other homes in Los Angeles, according to public records.

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In 2017, she bought a house in Inglewood for $510,000 which is now worth $800,000.

Cullors and her lesbian spouse Janaya Khan purchased a fourth home in Atlanta, Georgia for $415,000.

In total, Cullors owns $3.2 million in real estate holdings.

She was also looking at properties in a resort located in the Bahamas where golf legend Tiger Woods and pop star Justin Timberlake resided, according to the New York Post.

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A former youth pastor who called a girls basketball team the N-word for kneeling during the National Anthem has been dropped by four sponsors.

The incident happened last week during a high school state basketball quarterfinals championship game between undefeated Norman High School and Midwest City in Oklahoma.

"They're kneeling? F*** them," said Matt Rowan who announced the game for the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association. "I hope Norman gets their ass kicked," he said.

Seconds later, Rowan, who believed his microphone was turned off, said, "Did they even salute the flag?" "F***ing ni**ers."

Norman's basketball coach shared the audio clip on Twitter on Friday: "Hey @NFHSNetwork looks like you forgot to cut the Mic!!! 'F****** N******' is the one that really got me!! Tell us how you really feel!! THIS IS WHY THEY KNEEL!!!"

Following the public backlash, Rowan released a statement blaming his inappropriate language on a spike in his high blood sugar level:

"I will state that I suffer Type I Diabetes and during the game my sugar was spiking," he wrote. "While not excusing my remarks, it is not unusual when my sugar spikes that I become disoriented and often say things that are not appropriate as well as hurtful."

Racism is not a known symptom of diabetes type 1 or 2.

Rowan's statement only infuriated the cancel culture who flooded the social media accounts of his sponsors.

Rowan owns American Lock Shop and OSPN in Tahlequah, OK. His sponsors include Fastenal, ALL Designs, X-Press Stop and Chris Pruitt Auto Sales. All four companies announced they were ending their partnerships with Rowan over the weekend.

Fastenal, a wholesale distributor of construction supplies, tweeted on Friday: "We do not support this type of behavior and have officially severed ties with Matt Rowan and OSPN Live."

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A Louisiana real estate agent who died during a transaction for a dirt bike was a Black Lives Matter activist, friends say.

Joseph Vindel, 29, was shot and killed as he sat in his SUV around 10 a.m. Sunday. Police say Vindel left his New Orleans home in his black SUV to meet with Jalen Harvey, 20, at his apartment complex in Jefferson Parish.

Harvey shot Vindel multiple times, then shoved his body into the back seat of his SUV before driving the SUV with the dirt bike on a trailer to New Orleans' Garden District.

Harvey abandoned the SUV with Vindel inside and rode the dirt bike back to his apartment complex.

Police traced the victim to the apartment complex, where they found the dirt bike on a patio outside Harvey's apartment.

Harvey was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree murder.

Friends say Vindel was a Black Lives Matter supporter who posted a black square on his Instagram page to show solidarity with the Democratic fundraising organization.

Instagram users left racist messages in the comments section under Vindel's black square post.

One IG user wrote: "What a sad situation. When will whitey learn?"

Another user wrote: "Did we all learn a valuable lesson here?"

And a third wrote: "You can never let your guard down around these people."