Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: j. edgar hoover

Trump DOJ Is Going to Take Us...

Donald Trump stood before a predominately white audience on a campaign stop in a Michigan suburb to make his pitch to African-American voters. Before a...

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,...

Rotten to the Core: Community Activists Call...

The Laquan McDonald case is not going away, but rather the movement for justice for the Black teen, executed gangland style by a white...

‘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...

Ferguson Effect? Hard Data Knocks Out FBI...

Recently, FBI Director James Comey has promoted a theory that increased scrutiny of the police has caused a spike in crime. Although he was...

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...

#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,...

8 Ways the FBI Tried to Change...

The FBI was created in 1909 as the Justice Department’s unit to investigate federal crimes. J. Edgar Hoover became FBI director in 1924 and...

Civil Rights Activists Outraged That Testimony from...

Records from a grand jury sitting on the last mass lynching in America have gone missing, leading to allegations of corruption against Monroe, Georgia...

FBI Director Comey Speaks to White America...

FBI Director James Comey pierced the law enforcement veil yesterday to deliver a surprisingly honest speech that more than anything appealed to white America...

Hoover’s FBI Monitored Great Black Writers for...

The FBI's incessant monitoring of Black leaders like Martin Luther King and W.E.B. DuBois is now a well-known parcel of American history. But it...

10 Racist Tactics the US Government Used...

Forty-five years ago, on Dec. 4, 1969, a unit of 14 Chicago police officers, under the direction of Cook County State’s Attorney Edward Hanrahan, executed...

Shocking Find: Yale Prof Unearths Notorious Letter...

In 1964, as Martin Luther King was still rising in stature as leader of the remarkably successful Civil Rights Movement, J. Edgar Hoover's FBI...

This Video Gives a Startling Look at...

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Rand Paul Says Obama, As 1st Black...

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) once again showed he's not afraid of taking on the topic of race, telling a crowd of Berkeley students yesterday...

On 46th Anniversary of Black Panthers, Honoring...

Today is the 46th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale in North Oakland, CA. It...

Trailer: J. Edgar Hoover *Spoiler Alert* Dicaprio...

J. Edgar Hoover movie trailer  has finally been released Clint Eastwood shows of his latest attempt for an Oscar-winning film with this biopic starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Judi...