And there it is: Key BLM govt activism group is funded by CCP-backed organization

And there it is: Key BLM govt activism group is funded by CCP-backed organization
China, Great Hall of the People. Shutterstock

[Ed. – It looks like the CCP-backed organization, the Chinese Progressive Association, has participated in at least one BLM “protest” event.  But its more significant contribution  appears to be financial backing for an activist policy group called Black Futures Lab.  In other words, this financial link connects the CCP directly with BLM policy advocacy to U.S. governments at each level.  Great work by Mike Gonzalez and Daily Signal.]

Go to the website for the Black Futures Lab, a venture of Black Lives Matter founder Alicia Garza, and click on the “Donate” button. It will ask you to send your money to an obscure organization, the Chinese Progressive Association, explaining that “Black Futures Lab is a fiscally sponsored project of the Chinese Progressive Association.”

History of Chinese Progressive Association

The CPA was founded in San Francisco in 1972 during the heady days of the Marxist-oriented Asian American Movement, and today it also has a very active chapter in Boston. From its start, it has been a promoter of the People’s Republic of China.

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[T]he Black Futures Lab, the organization that the Chinese Progressive Association funds … acts as a sort of a lobbying arm of this empire.

As Colorlines put it when it was launched on Sept. 26, 2018, Black Futures Lab “seeks to engage advocacy organizations and legislators to advance local-, state- and federal-level policies that make Black communities stronger.

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