The right-wing Proud Boys are getting a huge wave of support from Asian Americans who fear Antifa and Black Lives Matter want to bring Communist rule to the US, according to a new investigation.
Recent fundraising efforts for the Proud Boys saw as many as 80 percent of the donations coming from people with Chinese surnames, according to a review of leaked information obtained by USA Today.
“You have to understand how we feel – we came from Communist China and we managed to come here and we appreciate it here so much,” Rebecca Kwan, who recently donated $500 to the group, told the paper.
Her support came specifically because the Proud Boys “are fighting Antifa,” she said. “And can you see anything good that Antifa did except destroy department stores and small businesses?”
Others expressed alarm at the extreme left-wing ideology of BLM, which co-founder Patrisse Cullors has said formed the “ideological frame” behind the “black liberation movement.”
“Myself and Alicia, in particular, are trained organizers- we are trained Marxists,” Cullors said in a 2015 interview, referring to fellow BLM co-founder Alicia Garza.
Until last year, the group also referred to supporters as “comrades” on a since-deleted “what we believe” manifesto that also disparaged the “Western-prescribed nuclear family structure” Read more…