black identity extremists

COINTELPRO 2.0: Fighting Government Surveillance of Black and Muslim Organizations

COINTELPRO 2.0: Fighting Government Surveillance of Black and Muslim Organizations

June 14, 2019

The Black Identity Extremist Abolition Coalition (BIEAC) convenes its first conference to collaborate on efforts to fight FBI surveillance and targeting of Black and Muslim activists and communities as “Black Identity Extremists.”

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…

Feds Secretly Monitoring the Black Lives Matter Movement

December 2, 2017

The FBI and DHS justify the surveillance by claiming Black Lives Matter activists are “black supremacist extremists” prone to violence. But it’s really just an attempt to criminalize black protestors and silence the movement, says Stephanie Llanes of the Center for Constitutional Rights