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A Former Black Panther-Turned-FBI Informant Brings a Camera Crew to Work

A Former Black Panther-Turned-FBI Informant Brings a Camera Crew to Work

by Carla Murphy on April 9 2015, 5:28PM

For first time, a documentary film goes inside the world of an FBI informant as he befriends—and betrays—a Muslim man the agency has deemed a potential terrorist.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security

FBI Responds to Colorlines Twitterchat

FBI Responds to Colorlines Twitterchat

by Riley Wilson on April 6 2015, 11:07AM

Colorlines held a Twitterchat last week about the FBI’s new policy of tracking hate crimes against Arab-Americans, Hindus and Sikhs. Here’s a Storify plus some answers from the FBI.

Topics: Criminal Justice

FBI to Track Hate Crimes Against Sikh, Hindu and Arab-Americans

FBI to Track Hate Crimes Against Sikh, Hindu and Arab-Americans

by Carla Murphy on March 27 2015, 12:27PM

Activists say better reporting will also help with prevention.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

FBI Says 'Hate Crime is One Possibility' for Blast Outside NAACP

FBI Says ‘Hate Crime is One Possibility’ for Blast Outside NAACP

by Aura Bogado on January 7 2015, 3:55PM

Agents are “investigating all potential motives at this time.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

For One Black Muslim, a Prison Sentence for Refusing FBI Informant Recruitment

For One Black Muslim, a Prison Sentence for Refusing FBI Informant Recruitment

by Julianne Hing on October 15 2014, 4:59PM

Connecting the dots between COINTELPRO and modern-day domestic surveillance of Muslims.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, /NOW

Will Demanding Justice for Mike Brown Land You a Visit from the FBI?

Will Demanding Justice for Mike Brown Land You a Visit from the FBI?

by Aura Bogado on August 13 2014, 11:27AM

‘Justice isn’t here right now.’

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Here's a List of the Muslim-American Leaders Under FBI and NSA Watch

Here’s a List of the Muslim-American Leaders Under FBI and NSA Watch

by Jamilah King on July 9 2014, 11:20AM

Under secretive measures intended to target terrorists and foreign spies, the U.S. has been monitoring those committed to civil rights.

Topics: Culture

Assata Shakur and a Brief History of the FBI's Most Wanted Lists

Assata Shakur and a Brief History of the FBI’s Most Wanted Lists

by Jamilah King on May 8 2013, 8:07AM

What’s the purpose of the FBI’s lists? Basically, publicity and fear mongering.

Topics: History, National Security

An Open Letter From Assata Shakur: 'I Am Only One Woman'

An Open Letter From Assata Shakur: ‘I Am Only One Woman’

by Jamilah King on May 6 2013, 10:39AM

The longtime political activist is once again defending herself amid renewed FBI attempts to extradite and imprison her in the United States.

Topics: History, National Security, /NOW

Angela Davis, Attorney Defend Assata Shakur Amid New FBI Efforts

Angela Davis, Attorney Defend Assata Shakur Amid New FBI Efforts

by Jamilah King on May 3 2013, 2:43PM

But why is the renewed effort coming now?

Topics: /NOW

L.A. Mexican-American Man Arrested in Alleged Al-Qaeda Plot

L.A. Mexican-American Man Arrested in Alleged Al-Qaeda Plot

by Jorge Rivas on November 21 2012, 5:00PM

The arrests are raising serious questions on how the federal government’s search for domestic terrorists in communities of color.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

New York City Terrorism Sting Latest In Line of ‘Entrapment’ Cases

by on October 18 2012, 1:06AM

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn charged a 21-year-old Bangladeshi man named Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis for attempting on Wednesday to to blow up the Federal Reserve building with what he believed was a 1,000 pound bomb. But, the NY Times…

Topics: /NOW

Over 200 Pages of FBI Files Detail Richard Aoki's Path to Informant

Over 200 Pages of FBI Files Detail Richard Aoki’s Path to Informant

by Jamilah King on September 7 2012, 9:33AM

The files present more damning evidence that the celebrated activist worked as an FBI informant for 16 years.

Topics: /NOW

Richard Aoki Documentary Directors Blast FBI Allegations

Richard Aoki Documentary Directors Blast FBI Allegations

by Jamilah King on August 22 2012, 11:05AM

The statement calls for Aoki’s supporters to conduct their own research.

Topics: History, National Security, /NOW, Richard Aoki

Richard Aoki, the FBI, and the Long (Ongoing) Saga of State Spying

Richard Aoki, the FBI, and the Long (Ongoing) Saga of State Spying

by Jamilah King on August 21 2012, 9:24AM

A damning new report alleges that the late Black Panther Richard Aoki may have worked as an FBI informant. But is state intervention in progressive movements inevitable?

Topics: History, National Security, Richard Aoki

Former Black Panther Richard Aoki Named an FBI Informant

Former Black Panther Richard Aoki Named an FBI Informant

by Jorge Rivas on August 20 2012, 11:35AM

The man who armed the Black Panthers turns out to have been an FBI informant.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

FBI Finally Calls Rape What It Is

by Akiba Solomon on January 6 2012, 11:16AM

Thanks to the consistent work of a range of activists, the FBI has finally replaced its ridiculously narrow, 85-year-old definition of rape.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Report: 66 Percent of Hate Crime Victims Targeted Because of Anti-Latino Bias

Report: 66 Percent of Hate Crime Victims Targeted Because of Anti-Latino Bias

by Jorge Rivas on November 15 2011, 11:35AM

As the country becomes browner, hate crimes against Latinos are on the rise.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration

FBI Uses Maps to Track Muslims and Fight Fake Crime

FBI Uses Maps to Track Muslims and Fight Fake Crime

by Jamilah King on October 25 2011, 10:00AM

Back in 2004, FBI Special Agent Bill Shute set out to prove a point. A self-described “visual learner,” Shute thought that if you took arrest data from court records and local police and dumped it into Microsoft mapping software, you…

Topics: National Security

FBI Gets Closer to Calling Rape What It Is

FBI Gets Closer to Calling Rape What It Is

by Akiba Solomon on October 21 2011, 9:53AM

The new working definition of rape may become official in December. Thankfully, it doesn’t include the words “carnal” or “forcible,” and it doesn’t exclude victims who aren’t female.

Topics: Gender

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