Mumia on COINTELPRO Activists and Other Ordinary Heroes
The Linear Ancestors of Edward Snowden
Boghosian, Heidi; Fernandez, Johannahttp://www.counterpunch.org/2014/01/15/mumia-on-cointelpro-activists-and-other-ordinary-heroes/
Date Written: 15/01/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Mumia Abu-Jamal was one of hundreds of journalists who received in the mail a packet of covertly-copied COINTELPRO documents. They were sent by eight activists who broke into FBI offices in Media, Pennsylvania in 1971and whose identities just became known last week. The papers detailed names and activities of individuals he knew well for years, living and working closely together in communal spaces, who were FBI informants.