Black protest is, and always has been, a target of government policing. With Dr. King, it was no different.
Let me preface this by saying that I believe Milo Yiannopoulos is a disgusting human being, whose stated “positions” and
Some textbooks erase the socialist character of the Black Panther Party. Holt McDougal's The Americans, reads, "Huey Newton
Today, in the digital age, our surveillance tools are much more powerful than they were in the days when the FBI tapped MLK's phone and bugged his hotel rooms. That's why the legal dispute between Apple and the FBI is so important.
This month marks the 45th anniversary of a dramatic moment in U.S. history. On March 8, 1971--while Muhammad Ali was fighting Joe Frazier at Madison Square Garden, and as millions sat glued to their TVs watching the bout unfold--a group of peace activists broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, and stole every document they could find.
Forty-five years ago, my father, Joe Colombo, the alleged boss of the "Colombo" crime family, and founder of the Italian-American Civil Rights League, was gunned down among a crowd of thousands in one of the most highly publicized shootings in New York City's history.
December 4, 1969 is the 46th anniversary of the assassination of Chicago Black Panther leaders Fred Hampton and Mark Clark, and, four days later, of the shootout between the Los Angeles Black Panthers and the LAPD.
The efforts of Black Lives Matter protesters have forced a long overdue conversation about entrenched brutality and racism in American policing. It seems like opponents are using a handful of unfortunately worded expressions of black anger to avoid -- or destroy -- the discussion.
Documentarian Stanley Nelson Jr. looks back on the life of the young Black Panther.
"This is the same ideology; it's just a different name."