Patrisse Khan-Cullors is an American Activist, Artist, and co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement. She is currently in media headlines after she purchased a 1.4 Million dollar home in Los Angeles County’s Topanga Canyon. It is still unclear that Khan-Cullors how she has acquired the fund to purchase such a lavish house. Her new property is an acre and also has multiple buildings in it which include one house has three bedrooms, a bathroom, and a separate guest house.
Khan-Cullors created a #BlackLivesMatter hashtag in 2013 after the 17 years old Black teenager Trayvon Martin in the 2012 shooting. the Black Lives Matter has been reached incredibly high and now it has grown massively after George Floyd who was killed by Derek Chauvin the former Minneapolis policeman. The donation has been poured for the movement but the critics say that BLM Global Network Foundation has been walked away from being the Black radical organizing hub. The BLM team faced immense pressure due to a lack of transparency to reveal the amount the organization being raised. The team finally revealed to the Associated Press about the amount being raised to $900 million.
In the interview, Patrisse Khan-Cullors said “One of our biggest goals this year is taking the dollars we were able to raise in 2020 and building out the institution we’ve been trying to build for the last seven and a half years,”.
She is been blamed for benefiting the movement by raising the financial gain using black life and the question of purchasing the new house. Some the user tweeted stating “Patrisse Khan-Cullors a co-founder of BLM has just bought a $1.4 million property in Topanga Canyon an expensive area near Los Angeles. It’s a white area that is less than 2% black. She’s an avowed Marist who wants the abolition of capitalism. #PatrisseKhan-Cullors, set up for life,”. Another tweeted “BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors magically found $1.4m down the back of her sofa to buy a house in 88.2% white neighborhood near Malibu. Not bad for a black Marxist,”. And another user tweeted stating “How many innocent people had their businesses destroyed and lives turned upside down during the riots and this lady buys a 1.4 million dollar home, seems a little wrong”.
The net worth of Patrisse Khan-Cullors is around $1 Million as of 2021.
Cullors married Khan in 2016. Khan is the Black Lives Matter Toronto and Ambassador for the Black Lives Matter Network. Khan identifies as Black, Gender-nonconforming, social-justice educator, staunch Afrofuturist, boxer, and Queer. “Khans writing” has been featured in The Root, The Feminist Wire, Huffington, Al Jazeera, and Post Black Voices.
(Image Source: Patrisse Cullors Instagram)