Sunday, May 27, 2018

Tag: Cointelpro

Federal Judge Finally Releases Man the FBI...

A Black man arrested and detained by the U.S. government in what is apparently the first attempted prosecution of a “Black Identity Extremist” was...

The Only Black FBI Agent In Minnesota...

Since its early days, the FBI has had a history of targeting Black communities and other communities of color. Someone from within the ranks...

COINTELPRO Continues As Documents Reveal FBI Surveillance...

As white supremacists commit acts of domestic terrorism and murder, the federal government is coming for Black Lives Matter. Specifically, the FBI has conducted...

Days Before the Anniversary of Malcolm X’s...

https://www.instagram.com/p/BfYu-3fgXZ0/ Two days shy of the anniversary of Malcolm X's death, Minister Louis Farrakhan took to Instagram to deny he was remotely involved in the Black...

FBI Tracks & Arrests ‘Black Identity Extremist’...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=840470522797712&set=a.107190376125734.12027.100005043159395&type=3 Six months after the FBI issued a report inventing from whole cloth the term Black Identity Extremists — claiming this group poses a terrorist...

FBI Warns of ‘Black Identity Extremists’, As...

In an example of curious timing, when white mass shooters and white supremacist terror groups have captured national attention in Charlottesville, Las Vegas and...

James Baldwin FBI Files: How the Author’s...

One of the many paradoxes of American society is that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has become both destroyer and archivists of 20th-century American...

COINTELPRO 2.0: In the Encryption Battle Between...

The battle between the FBI and Apple over data encryption is all about black and white.  This is about someone’s iPhone, but ultimately it...

New Book Says FBI Was Mastermind Behind...

As the nation celebrates what would have been Martin Luther King’s 87th birthday on January 15, we must ask some questions: What  role did...

Young, Gifted and Black: The Assassination of...

On December 4, 1969, Fred Hampton, the young founder and leader of the Chicago Black Panther Party, was murdered in his bed while sleeping,...

‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the...

Why is America still discussing the “Ferguson Effect?” The term refers to the misguided and fallacious notion that, in light of the killing of...

Presidential Candidate Gov. Chris Christie Wants to...

Once again, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is a candidate in the 2016 Republican presidential race, has weighed in on political prisoner Assata...

Will the FBI Do What Is Necessary...

The FBI announced that it will begin to collect more data on police shootings, though there is every indication that the federal agency will...

“Ninth Floor” Documentary Recalls Canada’s Hidden Legacy...

An American commentator once said that Canada is like the United States, except without the bullsh*t. However, “Ninth Floor,” a documentary from independent Canadian...

#NeverForget Means We Should Never Forget All...

On this anniversary of the 911 terrorist attacks, America must never forget what took place that day--the cycle of violence in today’s world, the...

COINTELPRO 2.0? The Police Are Spying on...

In New York City, plainclothes NYPD and Metropolitan Transit Authority police officers spied on #BlackLivesMatter protesters who participated in die-ins at Grand Central Terminal,...

How Mighty Is ‘Black Twitter’?

Did you know Twitter has a vice president of diversity and inclusion? This is currently Janet Van Huysee’s job. She’s a well-compensated white woman...

11 Little Known Facts Everyone Should Know...

Stokely Carmichael Coined the Phrase He later changed his name to Kwame Ture and is credited with introducing the “Black Power” slogan to the 1960s...