‘Black Identity Extremists’ Report Is FBI’s COINTELPRO 2.0

A 2017 report identified “black identity extremists” as a threat to law enforcement. Critics say this report is eerily similar to the FBI’s counter intelligence program, a.k.a. COINTELPRO, which was established in the 50’s by J. Edgar Hoover to specifically target African-Americans who were fighting for justice and equality, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and many members of the Black Panther Party.

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