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They’re Taking Our Boys Away to Prison

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines North Carolina’s and the federal government’s harassment and disruption of the Black Freedom Struggle in Wilmington culminating in the frame-up and trial of the Wilmington Ten. ... More


“The Tapes Were the Heart of the Matter”: The IBW's Infiltration and Decline

Derrick E. White

in The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter chronicles the decline of the IBW and its struggle to survive in the increasingly conservative climate of the late 1970s. It also details the organization's persistent financial ... More


Introduction

David Cunningham

in There's Something Happening Here: The New Left, the Klan, and FBI Counterintelligence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239975
eISBN:
9780520939240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239975.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter describes the activities conducted by the FBI between 1956 and 1971, under its formally established counterintelligence program—officially termed COINTELPRO—designed solely ... More


Counterintelligence Activities and the FBI

David Cunningham

in There's Something Happening Here: The New Left, the Klan, and FBI Counterintelligence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239975
eISBN:
9780520939240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239975.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the nearly century-long history of the FBI. It details the Bureau's consistent mission of stifling political dissension through intelligence and counterintelligence ... More


The Movements

David Cunningham

in There's Something Happening Here: The New Left, the Klan, and FBI Counterintelligence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239975
eISBN:
9780520939240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239975.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces the movements that were the central targets of COINTELPRO–New Left and COINTELPRO–White Hate Groups, namely Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the United Klans of ... More


The Organization of the FBI: Constructing White Hate and New Left Threats

David Cunningham

in There's Something Happening Here: The New Left, the Klan, and FBI Counterintelligence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239975
eISBN:
9780520939240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239975.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the FBI's organizational structure, at both the national and local level. It then examines the flow of communication within the Bureau itself to discover the underlying logic ... More


Acting against the White Hate and New Left Threats

David Cunningham

in There's Something Happening Here: The New Left, the Klan, and FBI Counterintelligence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239975
eISBN:
9780520939240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239975.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

COINTELPRO against so-called white hate groups is not as straightforward as many have assumed. This chapter takes up this topic and shows that a close examination of COINTELPRO–White Hate Groups ... More


Coda Maintenance, Reconstruction, and Demolition: Contests for Black Creative Control

Jonathan Fenderson

in Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The coda gives a snapshot of three critical institutional arrangements that offer a framework for understanding the end of the Black Arts movement. Each of these three institutions--Howard ... More


The Ongoing Struggle for Civil Liberties: June 1951–August 1986

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

in Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479851942
eISBN:
9781479891627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479851942.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Chapter 7 examines the negative impact of the Dennis decision on the Trotskyists’ attempts to secure a presidential pardon and to repeal the Smith Act. It also uncovers the continued intense FBI ... More


I & I Shot the Sheriff: Black Power and Decolonization in Bermuda, 1968–1977

Quito Swan

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores Black Power in Bermuda, focusing in particular on the activism of Roosevelt Brown (Pauulu Kamarakafego); the Black Power conference held in Bermuda in 1969; the formation and ... More


The Nation of Islam and Violence

Martha F. Lee

in Violence and New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735631
eISBN:
9780199894512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735631.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the United States, the African American struggle for identity, freedom, and equality was expressed in a variety of religious and political movements in the twentieth century. This chapter examines ... More


The Radical Humanist Meets the Black Power Revolution: Dunham in East St. Louis

Joanna Dee Das

in Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190264871
eISBN:
9780190264901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264871.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

“The Radical Humanist Meets the Black Power Revolution: Dunham in East St. Louis” discusses how Dunham was an important figure in the Black Arts Movement. She established multiple institutions in ... More


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