Cointelpro

Beyond MLK: What is to be done, with Danny Glover, Nina Turner, and Eddie

April 9, 2018

During a Q&A with actor Danny Glover, Our Revolution President Nina Turner, and TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway, audience members ask about a range of issues such as COINTELPRO, progressive organizing, the Democratic Party, and ways to fight the injustice and inequality bred by capitalism and bolstered by racism

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

FBI Report Targets Black Activists

October 10, 2017

The FBI terrorism unit’s report warning that ‘black identity extremists’ are a violent threat is only the latest in a long tradition of targeting black activists, says the Black Agenda Report’s Glen Ford

COINTELPRO

August 9, 2017
Documentary filmmaker Nina Gilden Seavey talks about her battle with the FBI to obtain documents that recount new revelations about the notorious COINTELPRO program and government efforts to monitor anti-war activists at Washington University in the 60s and 70s

45 Years After COINTELPRO FBI Continues to Monitor Activists

March 8, 2016

Chip Gibbons, Legal Fellow, says over 60 national groups have signed onto a letter calling on the House and Senate Judiciary Committees to investigate FBI and DHS’s monitoring of activists

iMixWhatILike

February 14, 2016
In this episode of imixwhatilike! TRNN Journalist Jared Ball speaks with Former U.S. Political Prisoner Eddie Conway about his book The Greatest Threat: The Black Panthers and COINTELPRO.

Die-In for Police Accountability Staged at Baltimore-Area Mall

December 21, 2014

Organizers disrupt traffic and shopping at the Towson Mall near Baltimore as actions demanding accountability for police brutality continue nationwide

Sharpton-Led March Alienates Youth Activists

December 15, 2014

Youth groups in Washington organized an alternative protest after the main march, calling for more radical action

Should the Community Control the Police?

November 30, 2014
In the final part of the series, host Marc Steiner asks the all-important question: Where do we go from here? Baltimore community members give their insight.