<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:garamond,serif;font-size:large"><br></div><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr" class="gmail_attr">---------- Forwarded message ---------<br>From: <strong class="gmail_sendername" dir="auto">Alkalimat, Abdul</strong> <span dir="auto"><<a href="mailto:mcworter@illinois.edu">mcworter@illinois.edu</a>></span><br>Date: Fri, Aug 14, 2020 at 1:50 PM<br>Subject: Capitalist donations for the movement: How much and why?<br>To:  <<a href="mailto:abdulslist@lists.illinois.edu">abdulslist@lists.illinois.edu</a>><br></div><br><br>

  
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    <p><font size="+2" color="#ff0000"><b>Capitalists are funding Social
          Justice? How much? Why?</b></font><br>
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    <p><b>George Soros $220 million</b><br>
<a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/13/us/politics/george-soros-racial-justice-organizations.html" target="_blank">https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/13/us/politics/george-soros-racial-justice-organizations.html</a></p>
    <p><b>Black Lives Matter Network $12 million</b><br>
<a href="https://www.foxbusiness.com/money/black-lives-matter-network-establishes-grant-fund" target="_blank">https://www.foxbusiness.com/money/black-lives-matter-network-establishes-grant-fund</a></p>
    <p><b>Ford Foundation $100 million</b><br>
<a href="https://www.americanexperiment.org/article/ford-foundation-will-fund-black-lives-matter-big-time/" target="_blank">https://www.americanexperiment.org/article/ford-foundation-will-fund-black-lives-matter-big-time/</a></p>
    <p><span><b>Borealis Philanthropy</b><br>
<a href="https://borealisphilanthropy.org/grantmaking/black-led-movement-fund/" target="_blank">https://borealisphilanthropy.org/grantmaking/black-led-movement-fund/</a></span></p>
    <p><span><b>New York Times summary</b><br>
<a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/14/us/politics/black-lives-matter-racism-donations.html" target="_blank">https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/14/us/politics/black-lives-matter-racism-donations.html</a></span></p>
    <p><span><b>Apple $100 million</b><br>
<a href="https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-ceo-tim-cook-announces-100-million-racial-equity-and-justice-initiative/" target="_blank">https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-ceo-tim-cook-announces-100-million-racial-equity-and-justice-initiative/</a></span></p>
    <p><span><b>Google $12 million</b><br>
<a href="https://www.cnet.com/news/google-pledges-12-million-in-funding-to-civil-rights-groups/" target="_blank">https://www.cnet.com/news/google-pledges-12-million-in-funding-to-civil-rights-groups/</a></span></p>
    <p><span><b>Amazon $10 million</b><br>
<a href="https://blog.aboutamazon.com/policy/amazon-donates-10-million-to-organizations-supporting-justice-and-equity" target="_blank">https://blog.aboutamazon.com/policy/amazon-donates-10-million-to-organizations-supporting-justice-and-equity</a></span></p>
    <p><span><b>FaceBook $10 millio</b><b>n</b><br>
<a href="http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/facebook-announces-10-million-commitment-for-racial-justice-groups" target="_blank">http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/facebook-announces-10-million-commitment-for-racial-justice-groups</a></span></p>
    <p><span><b>Microsoft $15 million</b><br>
<a href="https://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2020/06/05/change-in-ourselves-helps-drive-change-in-the-world/" target="_blank">https://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2020/06/05/change-in-ourselves-helps-drive-change-in-the-world/</a></span></p>
    <p><span><b>Walmart $100 million</b><br>
<a href="https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/walmart-walmart-foundation-commit-100-million-to-racial-equity" target="_blank">https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/walmart-walmart-foundation-commit-100-million-to-racial-equity</a></span></p>
    <p><span><b>Disney $5 million</b><br>
<a href="https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/disney-5-million-donation-1234624407/" target="_blank">https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/disney-5-million-donation-1234624407/</a></span></p>
    <p><span><b>Survey of corporate donations</b><br>
<a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/mcdonalds-amazon-hm-donate-millions-to-black-lives-matter-movement-2020-6" target="_blank">https://www.businessinsider.com/mcdonalds-amazon-hm-donate-millions-to-black-lives-matter-movement-2020-6</a><br>
<a href="https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidhessekiel/2020/06/04/companies-taking-a-public-stand-in-the-wake-of-george-floyds-death/#3ff12d367214" target="_blank">https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidhessekiel/2020/06/04/companies-taking-a-public-stand-in-the-wake-of-george-floyds-death/#3ff12d367214</a><br>
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