black activists

Media's Russiagate Obsession Smears Black Activists

Media’s Russiagate Obsession Smears Black Activists

June 9, 2019

Specious claims that Russians plan to use disaffected African Americans in a covert war against the U.S. reveals the long history of corporate media blaming “outside agitators,” dismissing the Black freedom struggle

Government Targeting of Black Activists Reminiscent of COINTELPRO

Government Targeting of Black Activists Reminiscent of COINTELPRO

May 10, 2019

In October 2017, a leaked memo entitled, “Black Identity Extremist Intelligent Assessment” revealed a government surveillance program targeting black activist liberation movements. Eddie Conway talks with Professor Adjoa Aiye and Sue Udry, executive director of Defending Rights and Dissent. They are members of the BIE Abolition Collective, a coalition of lawyers, activists and advocates who…

FBI Says It Has No Records on Violent Neo-Nazi Group, While Surveilling Antifascists and Black Activists

February 13, 2018

The FBI says it has no records on Identity Evropa, one of the most notorious neo-Nazi hate groups in the U.S. At the same time, the FBI is actively “investigating” antifascists and surveilling Black activists, Ben Norton reports.