- The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s COINTELPRO program, under its most celebrated leader J. Edger Hoover, said the FBI would not ” permit the rise of a Black messiah” to lead the Black Freedom Movement.
- By ” messiah” , the federal government surely meant Black organizations just as much, if not even more, than Black individuals.
- This is obvious by the numerous Black organizations that have been disrupted or destroyed over the past 60-plus years by local, state, and federal agencies working with the eager support of the mainstream news media.
- Several years ago, the prominent African American scholar-activist David Covin made some important observations about Black and White leaders that we should always keep in mind.
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