Nikole Hannah-Jones teaches Chris Wallace about white people

One of the things that infuriates me about most Hollywood versions of Black history is how they cast crotchety, old white dudes as racists.

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Hasnain says:

The original video was painful to watch, and this goes into why

“Instead of employing law enforcement agents, Hoover preferred to hire military veterans with experience in surveillance and counterintelligence. After World War II, the FBI agents came exclusively from the ranks of military veterans. According to the book Enemies: A History of the FBI, these young, dogged G-men formed the spine of the greatest generation of FBI agents because they targeted “enemies” like W.E.B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., Thurgood Marshall and the leader of every movement for freedom and justice for the next 50 years.

Too bad there isn’t a movie about this.”

Posted on 2022-04-08T23:47:54+0000