Servile to corporate power, Garza repeated the racist “Bernie Bro” trope to vilify the most multiracial base of the Democratic Party.
“Non-profits function as both an economic engine for the rich and a tool of surveillance of the poor.”
The Black uprising otherwise known as Black Lives Matter struck fear in the heart of America’s racist state. That fear materialized into a two-pronged war to neutralize the movement’s growth and impact. Black rebellions in Ferguson and other cities across the country were first met with a militarized police occupation and an ongoing FBI operation to subvert “Black Identity Extremism.” State repression was reinforced by an ideological war waged from the board rooms of the corporate media. Black rage was criminalized while respectability politics was rewarded with non-profit careers. The movement was swept off the streets and into the halls of the non-profit industrial complex.