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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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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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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.