16Oct

Who’s not winning: the 2 groups Deray/BLM claim to represent.

Who’s not winning: the 2 groups Deray/BLM claim to represent.Editorial: Justice Department goes after LGBT rights, smears black protestsAttorney General Jeff Sessions is undermining civil rights by ordering federal agencies, whenever possible, to accom…

16Oct

Even a win for Deray…

Even a win for Deray…

Attitude on Twitter

“Attitude Activism Award: DeRay Mckesson https://t.co/qjJXcKXydf”

16Oct

While we’re out here getting shot, brutalized and killed every which way… 12 people get shot in the past 24 hours, crickets. Having to suffer through a black person kneeling during a 2 min anthem? Now wait a gawd damn minute.

While we’re out here getting shot, brutalized and killed every which way… 12 people get shot in the past 24 hours, crickets. Having to suffer through a black person kneeling during a 2 min anthem? Now wait a gawd damn minute.Upset by anthem protests,…

16Oct

Protests are off the front page, nearly a dozen shot the last 24 hours in St. Louis, this just days after the announcement of a new public safety director. #StillNoAnswers…

Protests are off the front page, nearly a dozen shot the last 24 hours in St. Louis, this just days after the announcement of a new public safety director. #StillNoAnswers…nearly a dozen shot during violent 24 hours in St. Louis, Metro EastAuthoritie…

15Oct

““It is a catch-all for blanket repression of Black activism of any kind.<br><br>The FBI has apparently chosen a new heading under which to lump Black Americans targeted for political persecution: “Black Identity Extremists.” There’s a simple explanation for the new categorization. The FBI is a bureaucracy whose day-to-day work involves drawing up lists of people and organizations to be surveilled, disrupted and prosecuted. The dramatic increase in Black “movement” activity since the 2014 police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has presented the FBI with a much larger field of targets, including youthful elements loosely grouped under the Black Lives Matter banner. When bureaucracies compile new lists, they typically file them under new names.<br><br>In a sense, the change in nomenclature is an acknowledgement by the FBI that, after nearly two generations of Black political stagnation and capitulation, there is finally a Black “movement” with the potential to upset the status quo. The leaked FBI counterterrorism division report, scooped by Foreign Policy magazine , also signifies that Black grassroots political activity is under the purview of the national security state’s War on Terror and, therefore, subject to the awesome array of repressive measures authorized to law enforcement and intelligence agencies since 9/11.<br><br>“The change in nomenclature is an acknowledgement by the FBI that there is finally a Black ‘movement’ with the potential to upset the status quo.””

““It is a catch-all for blanket repression of Black activism of any kind.

The FBI has apparently chosen a new heading under which to lump Black Americans targeted for political persecution: “Black Identity Extremists.” There’s a simple explanation for the new categorization. The FBI is a bureaucracy whose day-to-day work involves drawing up lists of people and organizations to be surveilled, disrupted and prosecuted. The dramatic increase in Black “movement” activity since the 2014 police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has presented the FBI with a much larger field of targets, including youthful elements loosely grouped under the Black Lives Matter banner. When bureaucracies compile new lists, they typically file them under new names.

In a sense, the change in nomenclature is an acknowledgement by the FBI that, after nearly two generations of Black political stagnation and capitulation, there is finally a Black “movement” with the potential to upset the status quo. The leaked FBI counterterrorism division report, scooped by Foreign Policy magazine , also signifies that Black grassroots political activity is under the purview of the national security state’s War on Terror and, therefore, subject to the awesome array of repressive measures authorized to law enforcement and intelligence agencies since 9/11.

“The change in nomenclature is an acknowledgement by the FBI that there is finally a Black ‘movement’ with the potential to upset the status quo.””

The FBI Targets Black “Ideology” | Black Agenda Report

“It is a catch-all for blanket repression of Black activism of any kind.