In 2009 Mike Cheng and Ben Wang released "[Aoki](http://www.aokifilm.com/)", a documentary film that chronicled Richard Aoki’s rise to political prominence in the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. In response to a [new report from the Center for Investigative Reporting’s Seth Rosenfeld](http://cironline.org/reports/man-who-armed-black-panthers-was-fbi-informant-records-show-3753) this week offering evidence that Aoki may have worked as an FBI informant, the two filmmakers have released a sharp statement criticizing the allegations. Writing that Rosenfeld is "armed with no evidence," the filmmakers claim the following:
Richard Aoki Documentary Directors Blast FBI Allegations
The statement calls for Aoki's supporters to conduct their own research.
By Jamilah King Aug 22, 2012