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Richard Aoki

Why Do Progressive Activists Become FBI Informants? It's Complicated

Why Do Progressive Activists Become FBI Informants? It’s Complicated

by Jamilah King on September 13 2012, 9:47AM

Richard Aoki’s saga shows that cases like these can seldom be boiled down to simple and binary ideas of so-called “dirty snitches” and “loyal comrades.”

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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

Historian Calls for More Evidence Amidst Richard Aoki FBI Allegations

by Jamilah King on August 21 2012, 1:00PM

I spoke with one academic who cited the need to use the allegations that Richard Aoki may have been an FBI informant as a “teachable moment.”

Topics: /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