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Al Sharpton Worked As FBI Informant In The 80s

AFRICANGLOBE - Sharpton became an informant after he was caught on tape with a drug kingpin discussing cocaine deals, and the feds threatened him with charges unless he flipped and snitched on Mafia acquaintances, according to The Smoking Gun. In an interview on Monday, Sharpton disputed much of the report, saying he turned to authorities after receiving threats from Gambino family member Joseph (Joe Bana) Buonanno and others.

White Supremacists Arrested For Plot to Kill Barack Obama With X-Ray...

AFRICANGLOBE - Glendon Crawford, a Ku Klux Klansman and Tea Party activist, and Eric Feight, an electronics expert, were charged in Albany with conspiracy to provide support to terrorists, in a plot to kill President Obama using radiation.

FBI Director Admits Using Domestic Drones to Spy On Americans

AFRICANGLOBE - The FBI uses drones for domestic surveillance purposes, the head of the agency told Congress early Wednesday. Robert Mueller, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, confirmed to lawmakers that the FBI owns several unmanned aerial vehicles,

The FBI Murder of Ibragim Todashev — the Man Who Knew...

AFRICANGLOBE - The killing of Todashev, and the rapid disintegration of the government’s official story—that he was shot after lunging at interrogators with a knife—is an extraordinary event. It casts into further doubt everything that has been said so far about the Boston Marathon bombings.

Assata Shakur Is A Freedom Fighter, Not A Terrorist

AFRICANGLOBE - Assata Shakur ain’t coming back to the plantation and we should do everything possible to ensure that she doesn’t. For if Malcolm X was, in the words of the late Ossie Davis, “our Black Prince, a shining example of Manhood,” then Assata Shakur is our “Black Queen, a shining example of Black Womanhood.”

Why Feminists Should Care About the FBI’s Hunt for Assata Shakur

AFRICANGLOBE - Assata Shakur’s prosecution in 1973 did not happen in a vacuum. Since 1967, the FBI was both secretly and overtly working to “neutralize” what they considered “Black nationalist hate groups” like the Black Panthers. Shakur’s case was one of many where Black activists were investigated, pilloried in the media, and prosecuted on false evidence.

Dennis Rodman Questioned On N. Korea by FBI

AFRICANGLOBE - The U.S. government has apparently changed its tune toward Dennis Rodman. Rodman, who visited North Korea and leader Kim Jong Un in February, says he subsequently met with the FBI and was asked to help the agency with information amid rising international tensions surrounding the communist nation’s nuclear intentions.

FBI Memo Advised Schmoozing ‘Slow’ Mexicans, Duping Blacks

AFRICANGLOBE - A Federal Bureau of Investigations memo from 1947, published Monday, reveals that FBI agents were once trained to exploit the supposed weaknesses of various minority groups.

Malcolm X’s Grandson Alive And Well, Releases Statement: ‘They Drew Guns...

AFRICANGLOBE - In February it was revealed that that Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of Malcolm X, had been arrested by the FBI while en route to Iran to attend a conference. Now Shabazz has released a statement detailing his ordeal at the hands of the FBI.

Judge: Secret FBI Letters are Unconstitutional

AFRICANGLOBE - A federal judge has ruled that the FBI’s practice of issuing so-called national security letters to banks, phone companies and other businesses is unconstitutional, saying the secretive demands for customer data violate the First Amendment.

FBI Arrests Malcolm X’s Grandson as He Travels to Iran

AFRICANGLOBE - Malcolm X's grandson has reportedly been arrested by the FBI while traveling to a conference, his whereabouts are currently unknown. The FBI has apparently arrested the grandson of African-American leader, and former representative of the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X according to reports from Press TV.

Cleveland Killings Highlight Epidemic of Police Violence in U.S.

AFRICANGLOBE - In Cleveland, Ohio on November 29, Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell, both unarmed, were killed in a hail of 137 bullets fired by 13 officers. On December 15, Chicago police shot and killed Jamaal Moore, who was unarmed, after they struck him with a police car. On August 11, police chased down and executed Darrius Kennedy in broad daylight in New York City.

New Zimmerman Evidence Details His Interest in Police, Alleged Racism in...

AFRICANGLOBE - Prosecutors released the latest cache of evidence in the George Zimmerman murder case on Tuesday, including new details of Zimmerman's interest in law enforcement and testimony alleging racism and sexism in the Sanford Police Department.

Prosecutors Release FBI Records to George Zimmerman’s Attorneys

Two weeks ago, George Zimmerman's attorneys complained that prosecutors weren't releasing FBI records and other investigation details, but Thursday prosecutors filed paperwork showing they...

President Obama Was Potential Assassination Target in Fed Plot

A Bangladeshi man snared in an FBI terror sting considered targeting President Barack Obama and the New York City Stock Exchange before settling on...

Georgia Prisons ‘Out of Control,’ FBI Brutality Probe Deepens

The investigator was soft-spoken but relentless. “Look at me and tell me that you were not in that gymnasium,” said Trebor Randle, a Georgia Bureau...