These Celebrities Are Funding The ‘Defund The Police’ Movement
- Celebrities including Anna Kendrick, Ellen DeGeneres, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Bieber, Leonardo DiCaprio, John Legend, Olivia Culpo and Rihanna have donated to organizations that want to defund the police.
- Black Lives Matter Global Network, Color of Change and the Movement for Black Lives are among the groups to benefit from a flood of donations from celebrities.
- All three groups are working to defund the police. The Movement for Black Lives wants to abolish prisons as well as police.
Jake Dima and Peter Hasson Contributor August 4, 2020
More than a dozen of the world’s most famous celebrities are financing left-wing organizations that openly seek the defunding of America’s police departments, a Daily Caller News Foundation review found.
Actors, models and singers have donated large sums to left-wing organizations including Color of Change, Black Lives Matter Global Network and the Movement for Black Lives, all of which are open about their desire to defund police departments across the country.
The Movement for Black Lives aims to abolish not only police departments, but America’s prisons as well, the organization explains on its website. “We believe that prisons, police and all other institutions that inflict violence on Black people must be abolished and replaced by institutions that value and affirm the flourishing of Black lives,” the website states.
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