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10 Things I Learned About the Black Panthers From Viewing Party People

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 12.28.2014 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Party People is playing at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre now until Nov. 16. It is the story of the Black Panthers and the Young Lords told by Univer...

The Cointelpro Burglars' Brilliantly Simple Robbery Plan

Benjamin Hart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

In 1971, a group of burglars broke in to an FBI office in Pennsylvania, stole reams of documents, and uncovered a vast intelligence program known as C...

The FBI Walks a Perilous Line Between Surveillance and Outright Spying

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

With legitimate lethal terrorist threats that the U.S. faces, the FBI must play a front line role in monitoring potential terrorist activities and nipping them in the bud. But the history of over reach and outright law breaking by the FBI and other government agencies still looms large.

San Francisco's Center of COINTELPRO Activity and the Man Who Exposed It

Geri Spieler | Posted 10.30.2012 | San Francisco
Geri Spieler

The cast of characters who played a part in the 1960s and 1970s activities with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Counter Intelligence Program informant program includes the man who uncovered the covert operation and a potential presidential assassin.