In the spring of 1968, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover announced to his agents that COINTELPRO, the counter-intelligence program established in 1956. It’s goal was to combat communists, should focus on preventing the rise of a “Black ‘messiah.” Also sought to “unify and electrify the militant black nationalist movement.” Hoover also insisted that the program should target figures as ideologically diverse as the Black Power activist. At that time Stokely Carmichael (later Kwame Ture), Martin Luther King Jr., and Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad.
“BREAKING NEWS!” There was a Trump tweet storm this morning and we our all-star panel of experts to break down what this all means. Sound familiar? This has been the main topic of the mainstream from the 45th President took office till today. And it’s also the reason that we everyday Americans are starting to burn … Read moreTrump’s “White Noise”
As the nation remembers and revisits the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr 50 years later, we see that not much has changed for colored people in the US today. That’s right! The same issues of poverty and income inequality that King marched and boycotted are present today. Also we have additional confirmation when the … Read moreBlack Inequality 50 Years After MLK’s Dream!