Go Fund Me has over 6,500 groups on its site that advertise themselves related to Black Lives Matter. Where’s all this money going?
The Go Fund Me site claims the following:
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But is it really “fundraising for all”? If your group is related to Black Lives Matter then it appears that it is for you. Per a search of causes listed on the Go Fund Me site, there are over 6,500 groups that align themselves with Black Lives Matter on Go Fund Me:
However, other groups and individuals have been kicked off of Go Fund Me because they were conservatives or groups that wanted to help President Trump:
Is Go Fund Me for everyone?
It appears to be for everyone connected to Black Lives Matter but not so for conservatives.
Hat tip Bob B.