From Martin Luther King, Jr. to the Weather Underground Organization, any one considered an enemy of the US national security state because of their opposition to the US war in Vietnam or their support for the self-determination of people of color in the United States was a potential target of the Cointelpro program. Plot Keywords Former Black Panther Kathleen Cleaver recalls the Key Agitator Index, in other words, a list of grassroots and organization leaders the FBI targeted for an early death.

Today, the operation is more sophisticated, states activist attorney Bob Doyle. Assassination, imprisonment, surveillance and encouraged internal strife were employed to forcibly dissolve these movements. Welcome back.

As the history related in the film makes clear, Cointelpro’s stretch was broad. And worse still, as Black Panther Party veteran Kathleen Cleaver states unequivocally, unlike the official Counter Intelligence Program of previous decades, today’s version is perfectly legal. It is not a film that imposes a happy ending by suggesting that its subject is somehow past. According to these reports. No one who sees this film can return to conventional and now popularly re-emerging arguments over immigration or human “illegality.” In fact. "Cointelpro" refers to the official FBI COunter INTELligence PROgram carried out to surveil, imprison, and eliminate leaders of social justice movements and to disrupt, divide, and destroy the movements as well. Refresh and try again. Through interviews with activists who experienced these abuses firsthand and with rare historical footage, the film provides an educational introduction to a period of intense repression and draws relevant lessons for present and future movements. By Lenore J. DanielsBlack CommentatorOctober 21st, 2010, “There will be no swastikas this time but seas of red, white and blue flags and Christian crosses. Cointelpro 101 exposes illegal surveillance, disruption, and outright murder committed by the US government in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. Because it was not then: it is happening still in America! For if, as the film asserts, the continued imprisonment of people like American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier is a “symbol” to, through discouragement, protect the state from further similar activity, then what do popular, sanctioned, elected leaders of today represent?

It is not hard to envision an entry level or managerial position with Homeland Security. In the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, African Americans were the most visible and vocal population calling for social change.

The simple point made by Geronimo Pratt is also its strongest; that COINTELPRO made official the illegality of politics, the “criminalization of positions” represented by its targets. You Save 9%. The program was unknown to the broader public at the time and the files proved a revelation to the country. In Search of Black Power: The #MOBP Discussion. It looks like we don't have a Synopsis for this title yet. Voting as a Tool For What In 2020? This film helps re-establish lost cognition imposed by popular anti-histories which allow for so many to falsely assume that Obama is a natural progression from Civil Rights and Black Power movements. But, as this film so skillfully demonstrates, this all was merely an extension of a continuing state project of enslavement, genocide, theft of land, culture and humanity that pre-dates even the official declaration of U.S. nationhood. Parents Guide. Bolivia’s Massive Socialist Victory & The Myth of Black Buying Power, Critically examining impact over optics to support Black liberation. Through interviews with activists who experienced these abuses first-hand, with rare historical footage, the film provides an educational introduction to a period of intense repression and draws relevant lessons for the present and future. "Cointelpro" refers to the official FBI COunter INTELligence PROgram carried out to surveil, imprison, and eliminate leaders of social justice movements and to disrupt, divide, and destroy the movements as well.

These college graduates are often not war bound as are their less fortunate “undereducated” and “unskilled” contemporaries. A summary contains only the ideas of the original text. Many of the government's crimes are still unknown. A summary begins with an introductory sentence that states the text’s title, author and main point of the text as you see it. Fairly familiar with the story of how this government targeted activists for justice for the purposes of neutralizing social change, I realized after viewing the documentary Cointelpro 101 that the Left rarely has presented the Puerto Rican, the Chicano/Mexicano, Indigenous, and Black as efforts on the part of the government to destabilize and silence people of color. Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!

For if, as the film asserts, the continued imprisonment of people like American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier is a “symbol” to, through discouragement, protect the state from further similar activity, then what do popular, sanctioned, elected leaders of today represent?

His recollections reveal the nature of the war the FBI was fighting. Indeed, would these arguments even exist without first the assault on these movements and their representatives? Cointelpro 101 available in DVD. by Freedom Archives.

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It is not a film that imposes a happy ending by suggesting that its subject is somehow past. "Cointelpro" refers to the official FBI COunter INTELligence PROgram carried out to surveil, imprison, and eliminate leaders of social justice movements and to disrupt, divide, and destroy the movements as well. To see what your friends thought of this book, http://www.freedomarchives.org/Cointelpro.html, Readers’ Top Histories and Biographies of the Last 5 Years. COINTELPRO 101 is just that. COINTELPRO 101, the latest film release from The Freedom Archives, is nothing like the all-too-common soft, liberal documentary which tells of worse and distant horrors so as to lessen the pain or awareness of those still occurring.It is not a film that imposes a happy ending by suggesting that its subject is somehow past.

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