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In the midst of police shooting community members and gunmen shooting police, and as the republican and democratic conventions wrap up, we look back at the history of secret surveillance and disruption of organizations dissenting and struggling against all odds.
COINTELPRO, the secret FBI project to infiltrate and disrupt domestic organizations thought to be “subversive,” targeted many African-American, Native-American, and other movements for self-determination by people of color in the U.S.. Between 1956 and 1971, the FBI conducted more than 2,000 COINTELPRO (Counter Intelligence Program) operations. This week we broadcast the second half of the documentary film “COINTELPRO 101,” produced by The Freedom Archives.
Special thanks to The Freedom Archives.
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For More Information:
Black Panther Party for Self Defense
Puerto Rican Cultural Center
Al Frente de Luche Cultural Center
School of Unity and Liberation (SOUL)
Ward Churchill Solidarity Network
American Indian Movement (AIM)
Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee
Mumia Abu-Jamal/Prison Radio
Thirty Years of FBI Harassment and Misconduct-When the Truth Doesn’t Matter by LEONARD PELTIER
FBI Witch Hunt Stokes Puerto Rican Independence Movement
Geronimo Pratt on 60 Minutes
Church Commission reports
Sinnerman by Nina Simone