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Was Jimi Hendrix Murdered By The US Gov’t?

AFRICANGLOBE - When famous African-American guitarist and singer Jimi Hendrix was found dead in a London flat on September 18, 1970 aged a mere 27 years, newspaper reports claimed he had died from a heroin overdose while the autopsy report claimed he had drowned on his own vomit. It would take years to know the gifted entertainer was a victim of COINTELPRO which even in death slandered him.

Is The FBI Underreporting The Surge In Hate Crimes?

AFRICANGLOBE - The FBI has released it’s 2017 hate crimes statistics which revealed a 17 percent increase in incidents since 2016. In 2017 there were 8,493 victims and 6,307 known offenders. By comparison there were 7,509 victims and 5,727 known offenders in 2016, according to the data.

For Years The FBI Was Secretly Spying On Muhammad Ali

AFRICANGLOBE - The FBI kept tabs on the late boxer Muhammad Ali in 1966, including his divorce and his speech at a Miami mosque, allegedly in its investigation of the religious group Nation of Islam, according to documents released by the agency. The FBI has been criticized for monitoring public figures, including civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.. The latest batch of about 140 pages of FBI documents from 1966 on Ali, which includes previously classified material, were released following a lawsuit to obtain the papers brought in August by conservative group Judicial Watch.

Secret Recordings Fueled FBI Feud In Clinton Probe

AFRICANGLOBE - Secret recordings of a suspect talking about the Clinton Foundation fueled an internal battle between FBI agents who wanted to pursue the case and corruption prosecutors who viewed the statements as worthless hearsay, people familiar with the matter said. Agents, using informants and recordings from unrelated corruption investigations, thought they had found enough material to merit aggressively pursuing the investigation into the foundation that started in summer 2015 based on claims made in a book by a conservative author called “Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich,”

FBI Director James Comey Rejects Notion Of Epidemic Of Police Violence...

AFRICANGLOBE - People who think police shootings are becoming a national epidemic "have no idea" what they're talking about because there currently is no federal data to indicate whether that's really the case, FBI Director James Comey said recently. He made the stark comments at the International Chiefs of Police Conference in San Diego, speaking before thousands of law enforcement officials from across the United States and overseas.

FBI Greenlights Paramilitary Crackdown On Black Anti-Racist Protesters

AFRICANGLOBE - The police treated Baton Rouge’s Black community like an enemy rather than Americans exercising the cherished rights. President Obama spoke about the right to assemble and redress grievances, but the message that the protesters were the enemy was broadcast by the FBI. The FBI's New Orleans Field Office circulated an alert to local law enforcement on July 7 titled "Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers and Riots Planned for 8-10 July 2016." This document consisted of a few unsourced and inflammatory images that appear to be screen grabs from random social media postings.

FBI ‘Set Up’ Our Sons Somali-American Defendants’ Mothers Say

AFRICANGLOBE - The mothers of two Somali-Americans on trial for allegedly planning to join Islamic State say their sons were "set up" by an FBI informant. The women spoke to reporters outside a Minneapolis court Monday, after the government's star witness, informant Abdirahman Bashir, told the court under cross examination that the FBI paid him $100,000.

FBI To Finally Collect & Publish Info About Police-Involved Fatal Shootings

AFRICANGLOBE - Responding to long running complaints about the lack of national data available for how often police resort to deadly force, the FBI on Monday announced plans to track and publish the statistics.

Surveillance Of Black Lives Matter Movement Recalls COINTELPRO Tactics

AFRICANGLOBE - COINTELPRO files gave the impression that the FBI “thought of Black Americans as falling into two categories -- Black people who should be spied on by the F.B.I. and Black people who should spy on other Black people for the F.B.I.,”

FBI Admits To Using High-Tech Spy Planes To Monitor Freddie Gray...

AFRICANGLOBE- Baltimore joins a growing list of cities where anti-police brutality protests have fallen under the purview of FBI’s surveillance apparatus. According to yesterday’s Baltimore Sun, federal authorities used their sophisticated fleet of spy aircraft to “watch over Baltimore in the wake of rioting”. FBI spokeswoman Amy Thoreson insisted the aircraft were used to help Baltimore Police “keep an eye out for criminal activity”:

Black Man Lynched, Found Hanging From A Tree In Mississippi

AFRICANGLOBE - Federal, state and local authorities are investigating the hanging death of a Black man in Mississippi who had been missing for more than two weeks, the FBI said Thursday.

How The FBI Helped Police Track #BlackLivesMatter Protesters

AFRICANGLOBE - FBI agents believe that peaceful protests are events terrorists or “violent anarchists” may “infiltrate” and exploit to “commit criminal acts.” The perceived threat is the pretext for taking note of any and all acts of dissent.

Secret Documents Show The FBI Spied On Black Writers For Decades

AFRICANGLOBE - Newly declassified documents from the FBI reveal how the US federal agency under J Edgar Hoover monitored the activities of dozens of prominent African American writers for decades, devoting thousands of pages to detailing their activities and critiquing their work.

NAACP Bombing: FBI Releases Sketch Of Suspected White Terrorist

AFRICANGLOBE - The FBI has released a sketch of a person of interest connected with an explosion Tuesday outside of an NAACP office in Colorado Springs. The suspect was previously described by the FBI as a white man in his 40s and balding.

FBI Arrests Colorado Man Over Alleged Online Threats To Kill Police

AFRICANGLOBE - FBI agents arrested a Colorado man who allegedly posted online threats advocating the killing of police officers after investigators received a tip about one of the messages from Google

FBI To Probe Suspected Lynching Of North Carolina Teen

AFRICANGLOBE - The FBI is looking into the hanging death of Black North Carolina teenager months after it was ruled a suicide, as his mother asked, “Was my son lynched?”