The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders contains a wealth of names, dates and events detailing the use of COINTELPRO style tactics by the FBI against a generation of leftist political leaders and leftist musicians. Based on 12 years of research and includes over 1,000 endnotes. Sources include over 100 interviews, FOIA-released CIA and FBI documents, court transcripts, and many mainstream media outlets. Book is 192 pages of main text, 100 pages of endnotes, 8 pages of photos (incl. government/court documents) and some more pages of preface, foreword, afterword, and bios.
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Book author John Potash did his graduate studies at Columbia University where he concentrated in community organizing. He was founding publisher/editor of Social Justice Action Quarterly a national social work school newspaper that lasted four years and won four honors in the Campus Alternative Journalism Awards. He also received a certification in acupuncture drug treatment at Mutulu Shakur s former clinic, Lincoln Detox, in the Bronx. While mostly working as an addictions counselor, he has published articles (Z, Covert Action, Baltimore Chronicle), poems and short stories. Foreward Author: Pam Africa is Minister of Confrontation for the MOVE Organization. She is also the Co-Coordinator of the International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal. She has further been featured on national television and radio programs. Foreword Contributor: Mumia Abu-Jamal (pictured on cover and discussed in Chapter 17) was a founding Minister of Information for the Philadelphia Black Panther Party. He then worked as a radio journalist for National Public Radio, winning the Peabody Award for outstanding journalism. He further published articles in prestigious media such as the Yale Law Journal, consistently covering leftist activist issues. After the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists elected Mumia their chair, he was shot in 1981. Mumia has written several essays a week which have been recorded and broadcasted on radio stations around the country by prisonradio.org. Afterword Author: Fred Hampton, Jr. (pictured on cover and discussed in Chapter 13) is the son of Fred Hampton, Sr., the famed Illinois Black Panther Party leader who was next in line to be on the Central Committee and as a national Panther spokesman. In 1990, Hampton became the president of the International People s Democratic Uhuru Movement. He is currently chairman of the Prisoners of Conscience Committee (POCC). Hampton has been featured in the documentary Dave Chappelle s Block Party.
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Descrizione libro Progressive Left Press, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0979146909
Descrizione libro Progressive Left Press, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 3rd edition. 192 pages. 8.60x5.70x0.80 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria __0979146909
Descrizione libro Progressive Left Press, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0979146909
Descrizione libro Progressive Left Press, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 3rd edition. 192 pages. 8.60x5.70x0.80 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 0979146909
Descrizione libro Progressive Left Press, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110979146909