Thomas Wolfe’s Book Radical Chic Mocked Supporters of the New Left and Helped Deflate Political Activism in the 1970s Richard Dewey’s Radical Wolfe is a stylish, enjoyable documentary about iconic 20th century American writer Tom Wolfe. Along with Hunter Thompson, Truman Capote and Norman Mailer, Wolfe was an exemplar...
Malcolm X’s daughter and grandson, Fred Hampton’s son and Tupac Shakur, son of Black Panther Party leaders, were among those targeted by deadly counterintelligence operations On November 18, 2021, a judge exonerated two of the three men convicted of assassinating Malcolm X, partly due to newly revealed FBI documents implicating...
Status As a Police Informant Raises Suspicion That He Was an FBI and CIA Asset Out to Discredit the 1960s Counterculture The Sharon Tate murders were as bizarre as they were bloody, and the story behind the story is even stranger. Journalist Tom O’Neill spent 20 years researching, interviewing and digging...
The Justice Department has just indicted him and three other members of the African People’s Socialist Party for advancing Russian propaganda—though it looks more like the Biden administration was looking for a scapegoat to justify its anti-Russia offensive and found one in a familiar place. On April 18, the Department...
February 27 through May 8 marks the 50th anniversary of the occupation by the American Indian Movement (AIM) of Wounded Knee on the Oglala Lakota Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, the site of the last great massacre of the Indian Wars in December, 1890. In a 2019 documentary that...
In late September 2023, police arrested a man they say ordered the murder of rap icon Tupac Shakur in 1996. This arrest comes after decades of murders and cover-up of the globally loved rapper and film star whose work at bringing peace between rival gangs threatened the CIA’s racist,...
Could the Same Thing Happen Again Today If the Black Lives Matter Movement Grows Stronger and More Focused? Fred Hampton was the charismatic leader of the Black Panther Party in Chicago in the late 1960s who, by the age of 21, had already developed a reputation as a brilliant orator...

RIP Mutulu Shakur

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Black Panther Leader Led Rainbow Acupuncturists Treating Addictions Acupuncturist and activist Mutulu Shakur died on July 7 at the age of 72. Mutulu helped raise rap icon Tupac Shakur and led a group of White, Black and Puerto Rican revolutionaries pioneering the use of acupuncture to treat addiction in New...
Activist leaders and rappers have tried to help convert drug-dealing gangs into activist organizations since the 1960s. U.S. intelligence has tried to hijack these efforts and undermine or even murder these activists, likely due to it thwarting their street-level drug-distribution network that helps them sedate and divide communities of color. Revolutionary...