Since the George Floyd protests and riots of 2020, Target Corporation has stated that it has increased its focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. These efforts have gone beyond simply improving representation and support for historically marginalized groups within the company and its stores. Target has also provided funding to organizations that align with left-leaning and politically charged agendas, a Fox News investigation has found.
Target has intensified its DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) program in response to the Black Lives Matter movement, with Kiera Fernandez leading the efforts as the diversity chief. Fernandez has emphasized the need for action from all individuals, including "white women," to address the lie of 'systemic racism' in America, the outlet reported.
Fox News Digital discovered that Target, through its nonprofit foundation overseen by senior corporate treasurers, provided funding to a grantee organization advocating for the relinquishment and redistribution of U.S. sovereign land, including Mount Rushmore.
The grantee's perspective is that Mount Rushmore symbolizes "white supremacy" internationally and aims to demilitarize the perceived "violent" U.S. military.
Furthermore, the same grantee supports efforts to undermine Israel's Jewish identity, including the implementation of the Palestinian "Law of Return" and employing economic warfare strategies like boycotts and sanctions against the Jewish State to advocate for a "Free Palestine," Fox News found.
The report adds:
Another Target Foundation grantee said parents must teach specifically "White children" about systemic racism and to "see color." It also claimed that capitalism maintained a role in perpetuating racism.
The Target Foundation's webpage reflected that it funded the NDN Collective in 2022, a South Dakota-based nonprofit with a revenue stream that has reached as high as $50M+, according to its 2021 tax filing. NDN operates with a "racial equity lens" and is "dedicated to building Indigenous power [t]hrough organizing, activism, philanthropy, grantmaking… and narrative change."
NDN identifies as an "intersectional" organization, drawing inspiration from critical race theorist Kimberlé Crenshaw's concept. According to this perspective, NDN believes that America is inherently structured with systems that perpetuate racism and misogyny. They argue that these systems intersect and result in various forms of oppression experienced by individuals. NDN aims to collaborate with other marginalized groups in their pursuit of "liberation."
One of their campaigns, called "LANDBACK," advocates for the relinquishment of public land in America.
"The closure of Mount Rushmore, return of that land and all public lands in the Black Hills, South Dakota is our cornerstone battle," NDN said. "Not only does Mount Rushmore sit in the heart of the sacred Black Hills, but it is an international symbol of White supremacy and colonization. To truly dismantle white supremacy and systems of oppression, we have to go back to the roots. Which, for us, is putting Indigenous Lands back in Indigenous hands."
Fox News notes further: "LANDBACK also supports Israel giving up its Jewish character by opening the floodgates to those who identify as Palestinian refugees. After Israel gave up the Gaza Strip for peace in 2005 under pressure from the Bush administration, the former Israeli territory became what some analysts call a 'missile launch pad' that is operated and controlled by the Hamas terror group."
NDN said, "From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be Free." The rallying cry has been used for years by "terrorist organizations such as Hamas, which seek Israel’s destruction through violent means," according to the Anti-Defamation League.
Let's face it: Target was founded as an American retailer, but it's about as anti-American and anti-freedom as a U.S. corporation can get. Avoid shopping there at all costs if you value the future of the country.