Topic: COINTELPRO

Assata Shakur, a 21st Century Escaped Slave in Cuba

Assata Shakur, the first woman to be placed on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist list. On May 2 1973, Black Panther activist Assata Olugbala Shakur (fsn) Joanne Deborah Chesimard, was pulled over by the New Jersey State Police, shot twice and then [unfairly] charged with murder of a police officer. Assata spent six and a […]

Black Panther Party Original Ten Point Program (1966)

A Retrospective: The original “Ten Point Program” written October 15, 1966 The present version is checked word for word according to the version found in “War Against the Panthers”, by Huey P. Newton, 1980 We Want Freedom. We Want Power To Determine The Destiny Of Our Black Community. We believe that Black people will not […]

What was FBI’s COINTELPRO? Real American Terrorism (1970s)

COINTELPRO is an acronym for the FBI’s Counter Intelligence Program, which was used in the 1960s to monitor, manipulate and disrupt social movements in the United States. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Black Panthers and the American Indian Movement were among the program’s targets. Covert Action Against the Domestic Dissidents of the 1960s. “Expose, […]

US Domestic Covert Action: Reign of Terror (1970s)

US Domestic Covert Action: Reign of Terror Against American Indians in the 1970s. COINTELPRO’s residual effects. Domestic Covert Actions Did Not End in the 1970s. U.S Government Harassment, Intimidation & Violence against “THE NATIVE AMERICAN MOVEMENT”…. While domestic covert operations were scaled down once the 1960s upsurge had subsided (thanks in part to the success […]

COINTELPRO against The Black Movement (1970s)

… While domestic covert operations were scaled down once the 1960s upsurge had subsided (thanks in part to the success of COINTELPRO), they did not stop. In its April 27, 1971 directives disbanding COINTELPRO, the FBI provided for future covert action to continue “with tight procedures to ensure absolute security.” The results are apparent in […]

Wounded Knee Incident, Pine Ridge, South Dakota (1973)

February 27, 1973 to May 8, 1973: American Indian Movement (AIM) leaders, together with over 200 activists and Oglala Lakota (Sioux) of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation who opposed Oglala tribal chairman Richard Wilson. They occupied the town of Wounded Knee in protest against Wilson’s administration, as well as against the federal government’s persistent failures […]

U.S Govt. Guilty of Conspiring Dr. King’s Assassination (1999)

Jury found United States local, state, and federal government agencies guilty of conspiring to assassinate the Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968. Below is an important statement from Martin Luther King jr.’s wife Coretta Scott King that so many of our youth are not aware […]

Who is America’s Political Prisoner, Leonard Peltier?

Leonard Peltier is an Anishinabe-Lakota activist and member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) who was born in 1944. In 1977 he was [wrongly] convicted and sentenced to two consecutive terms of life imprisonment for first degree murder in the shooting of two Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents during a 1975 conflict on the […]
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