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(NPR)   Back in the '60s, Aretha Franklin had even more people listening to her and watching her than we knew about   ( divider line
    More: Creepy, Black Panther Party, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Martin Luther King, Jr., Aretha Franklin, COINTELPRO, Social movement, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Gay Liberation  
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2022-09-13 8:23:23 AM  
9 votes:
man, white people are afraid of black people.
2022-09-13 8:27:11 AM  
6 votes:
Not surprising. Jay Edgar Hoover was director of the FBI in the 1960s and the bastard spied on everyone.
2022-09-13 6:52:06 AM  
4 votes:
Same guys, white guya, that won't arrest TFG ... Because... Because....

At least we are safe from women who want respect
2022-09-13 4:35:40 AM  
3 votes:
Strong, beautiful...and black.  Yeah, she needs watchin'...

Aretha Franklin - I Say A Little Prayer: her very best performance!
Youtube 7Ifw8JhDBvs

//no lip synching there
//god damn, we were not worthy
2022-09-13 8:44:43 AM  
3 votes:

Ragin' Asian: taglius: man, white people are afraid of black people.

Stron black women, specifically.


I wouldn't be surprised if more revelations like this keep coming out. The FBI had a hard on for the civil rights movement.
2022-09-13 9:40:50 AM  
3 votes:
Back in the 60s? And 70s, 80s, and through to the present day, government abuses are classified and hidden to protect a privileged class from any accountability and all liability.Tyranny isn't necessarily infrequent, brutish, and short; It's often a career and a pension.
2022-09-13 7:59:31 AM  
2 votes:
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2022-09-13 8:40:25 AM  
2 votes:

taglius: man, white people are afraid of black people.

Stron black women, specifically.
2022-09-13 9:03:53 AM  
2 votes:
It's safe to say Hoover ordered surveillance of every black athlete and entertainer that had a crossover appeal with white audiences.
2022-09-13 7:36:54 AM  
1 vote:
This PROVES we can't trust Fart Barf & Itch!

Free Trump! FREE TRUMP!

/You know it's coming.
2022-09-13 11:16:22 AM  
1 vote:
Its wild how many operatives back then were concerned with blacks having equal rights.

Was it on fark that i recently read, the white guy on the balcony at Martin Luther King's Assasination (who was pointing in the wrong direction) was later found to be an undercover federal agent.
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