Agents of Repression: The FBI's Secret Wars Against the Black Panther Party and the American Indian Movement

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South End Press, 2002 - Political Science - 509 pages
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"This study gives a chilling account of the government attack against the American Indian Movement and the Black Panther Party, placed in the context of the traditional use of the FBI for domestic political repression. It is a powerful indictment, with far-reaching implications concerning the treatment of political activists, especially those that are black or native American, and the functioning of our political institutions generally.' - Noam Chomsky Provides a shocking indictment of FBI operations conducted against the American Indian Movement and the Black Panther Party, including murder, kidnapping, and a range of other illegal activities.

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Calling the FBI America's political police, this book examines the agency's harassment, surveillance, and disruption of black and Native American groups in the 1960s and 1970s, and shows how it sought ... Read full review

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has achieved an unparalleled reputation as a scholar-activist and analyst of indigenous issues. He is a former Professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder, a leading member of the American Indian Movement (AIM), and the author of numerous books, including A Little Matter of Genocide, Struggle for the Land, and Fantasies of the Master Race.

Jim Vander Wall is an active supporter of indigenous people's sovereignty, and has written several articles on FBI counterintelligence operations. He is co-author with Ward Churchill of The COINTELPRO Papers: Documents from the FBI's Secret Wars Against Dissent in the United States and an editor of New Studies on the Left.

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