[Ppnews] Save the date - Cointelpro 101 in Illinois and Upstate NY - Sept 30 - Oct 16th
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Cointelpro 101 - is coming to Chicago, Macomb - Buffalo, Rochester and Albany
with filmmaker Claude Marks of the Freedom Archives
The term Cointelpro refers to the official FBI
Counter Intelligence Program carried out to
surveil, imprison, and eliminate leaders of
social justice movements and to disrupt, divide,
and destroy the movements themselves.
Understanding the history and continuing impact
of Cointelpro is absolutely central to
understanding the U.S. governments wars and its
suppression of progressive movements.
COINTELPRO 101 opens the door to understanding this complex history.
* Muhammad Ahmad (Max Stanford)Founder of
Revolutionary Action Movement and professor at Temple University.
* Bob BoyleAttorney representing many
activists and political prisoners targeted by COINTELPRO.
* Kathleen Cleaverformer leader of the Black
Panther Party, now Professor of Law at Emory and
Yale Universities and an expert on COINTELPRO.
* Ward Churchillrecently-removed Professor
at the University of Colorado who has written extensively about COINTELPRO.
* Roxanne Dunbar-OrtizLong-time Native American activist and educator.
* Priscilla FalconLong-time Mexicana
activist and professor whose husband was
assassinated for his leadership in the Chicano struggle.
* Geronimo Ji-Jaga Prattformer leader of the
Black Panther Party who was falsely imprisoned
for 27 years in a COINTELPRO case.
* Jose LopezDirector of the Puerto Rican
Cultural Center in Chicago and long-time advocate of Puerto Rican independence.
* Francisco 'Kiko' Martinezlong-time
Chicano/Mexicano activist and attorney.
* Lucy RodriguezPuerto Rican Independentista
and former Political Prisoner.
* Ricardo Romerolong-time Chicano/Mexicano
activist and Grand Jury resister
* Akinyele UmojaAfrican American History
scholar at Georgia State University.
* Laura Whitehornradical activist and former
political prisoner who was targeted by the federal government.
Friday, September 30th 4pm
Puerto Rican Cultural Center
2753 Division St
Monday, October 3rd 7pm
Western Illinois University - Morgan Hall 109
Tuesday, October 4th 3pm
Northwestern University - Location TBA
Thursday, October 6th - 7pm
2801 S. Hamlin Ave.
Friday, October 7th 8pm
5243 N Clark St
Co-presented by the NLG
Thursday, October 13th 7pm
420 Connecticut St
Friday, October 14th 7pm
Flying Squirrel Community Space
285 Clarissa St
Sunday, October 16th 6pm
Social Justice Center
33 Central Ave
522 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
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