Institutional Racism

Encyclopaedia Africana F February 20, 2021 FILM – DEATH OF A PANTHER: FRED HAMPTON (1970)

Closes with an excerpt of a speech by Chairman Fred, explaining why he would rather die a revolutionary than live being subjected to injustice.

C Encyclopaedia Africana February 20, 2021 THE CHURCH COMMITTEE

In 1973 the Senate Watergate Committee investigation revealed that the executive branch had directed national intelligence agencies to carry out constitutionally questionable domestic security operations, including COINTELPRO

Listening Tree Video (LT) February 20, 2021 MALCOLM X INTERVIEWED ON US TV SHOW, FRONT PAGE CHALLENGE: 1965

Malcolm speaks on his split from the Nation of Islam, the accusation that he called Martin Luther King an Uncle Tom; the accusation that he preaches hate and exactly wha he means by saying, by any means necessary.

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C Encyclopaedia Africana February 20, 2021 COINTELPRO – GOALS

In the 1960’s, COINTELPRO’s targets frequently included civil rights activists, both those who espoused non-violence, like Martin Luther King, and those that Hoover referred to as “black nationalist hate groups,” like the Black Panthers.

Encyclopaedia Africana W February 20, 2021 WILLIAM O’ NEAL

While the story of Hampton’s death is fairly well known, O’Neal’s involvement in the matter is often oddly overlooked.

C Encyclopaedia Africana February 19, 2021 COINTELPRO

Within one year of the formation
of the Black Panther Party, the FBI established a special counter-intelligence program called COINTELPRO, to neutralize political dissidents.

Politics (RH) Resources Hub February 12, 2021 Grenfell Tower inquiry: Cladding firm ‘knew of fire risk’

The cassette version of the cladding, formed from flammable materials, has been shown to pose a particular risk in fires on tall buildings and was the type eventually used at Grenfell Tower.

Encyclopaedia Africana R February 10, 2021 THE RACE RELATIONS ACT 1968

The Act defines discrimination as treating a person less favourably than another person o grounds of colour, race, or ethnic or national origins in the provision to the public of goods, facilities and services, and in employment and housing.

Encyclopaedia Africana R February 9, 2021 UK: 1958 GOVERNMENT LETTER RE RACE RELATIONS FOLLOWING THE UPRISINGS IN NOTTINGHAM & NOTTING HILL GATE, LONDON

“Disturbances involving coloured immigrants took place in Nottingham and North Kensington at the end of august and beginning of September 1958”

Education (RH) Resources Hub February 7, 2021 ‘I’ve had to fight’: Kehinde Andrews on life as the first UK professor of Black Studies

For Andrews, this meant not just ignoring the values and culture he had been brought up with (“I rejected it all. It was horrible”), but “falling into whiteness” – emulating the behaviour and interests of his white friends.

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