COINTELPRO: WHAT HAPPENED AND LESSONS FOR TODAY

Testimony of Nkechi Taifa, Esq. before May 10th Congressional Forum

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On May 10, 2021 three members of the House of Representatives hosted a Congressional Forum, COINTELPRO: WHAT HAPPENED AND LESSONS FOR TODAY. The Forum’s stated purpose was to explore J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO), the contemporary impacts, and policy changes made in response to the revelations of the abuses of COINTELPRO, and the work that remains. The Forum was chaired by Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN); Congressman Bobby Rush (D-ILL); and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D — CA). …

Nkechi Taifa

Movement Attorney, Author of BlackPowerBlackLawyer.com; TheTaifaGroup.com; NkechiTaifa.org; @Nkechi_Taifa; Convener of JusticeRoundtable.org; @justiceroundtab

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