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The FBI and Memphis Police Admit Their Involvement in the Assassination of MLK

By Andrew Emett | The Free Thought Project

Nearly 50 years since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the FBI and Memphis Police Department have sparingly released information implicating themselves or members of their agencies in facilitating and directly causing the untimely death of Dr. 781 more words

Secret Operations

How to Stop the Government from Sabotaging our Liberation Movements

Many Black activists, organizers and leaders have heard of “Cointelpro,” or the Counterintelligence Program created by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

We make reference to this program whenever we discuss how the government assassinated Black leaders, created tension among and destroyed Black organizations, and sabotaged the Black Liberation Movement. 1,159 more words

Manufacturing a Myth

Actually been several days since I finally finished watching Making a Murderer. If you have not watched it, you might want to hold off on reading beyond the fold. 1,706 more words

Forgetting the lessons of the Church Committee

Paper prepared for presentation at the

2016 Annual Conference of the

American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association (UK)

Reading, England, January 7-9, 2016… 2,383 more words

American History

BBD - Still More Car Trouble

During my trek west last month, stopped off at a restaurant in Texas. When I came out, the window on my dad’s truck, which I was driving, was rolled down {not automatic}. 179 more words

They Really Are Crusades

Going to assume folks can recall the really long straw scene as well to get some idea about why this happens earlier in There Will Be Blood… 447 more words

Dying to live

With the recent rash of unjustified killings of Afrikan men, women and children at the hands of racist, trigger-happy cops, we continue to march, protest and demonstrate while screaming “No justice, No Peace!”; “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!”; “I Can’t Breathe!”; “Black Lives Matter!”; and now “16 Shots!” in regards to 17-year-old Laquan McDonald who was shot a total of sixteen times by Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke on October 20, 2014- many of the bullets piercing his body after he fell to the ground. 536 more words

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