The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders U.S. Interlligence's Murderous Targeting of Tupac, MLK, Malcolm, Panthers, Hendri

John Potash (Author); Fred Hampton Jr. (Afterword); Pam Africa (Foreword); Mumia Abu-Jamal (Foreword)


Publisher: Progressive Left Press
Format: Book
Binding: pb
Pages: 192
Released: January 1, 2008
ISBN-13: 9780979146909

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 two generations of leftist activists and political rap artists. Based on 12 years of research and includes over 900 endnotes. Sources include over 100 interviews, FOIA-released CIA and FBI documents, court transcripts, and many mainstream media outlets.

The FBI War on Tupac Shakurpresents evidence that U.S. Intelligence employed similar tactics to assassinate Tupac Shakur, Robert F. Kennedy, environmentalist Judi Bari, and Filberto Ojeda Rios. This 3rd and final edition has additional material including how the FBI deputized 23,000 corporate executives, the Intelligence targeting of author Richard Wright and evidence of police intelligence cover-up around Jam Master Jay's murder. It quotes CIA and FBI whistleblowers who describe the agencies' continued COINTELPRO activity, particularly against the black left. Of special interest in the author's analysis of the control of US Intelligence over media and culture.
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