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What does COINTELPRO stand for?

COINTELPRO stands for Counter Intelligence Program

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In 1977 while serving a seven year sentence, he filed a civil suit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) which resulted in the release of government documents confirming that the RNA had been targeted for subversion by the covert and often illegal Counter Intelligence Program of the FBI.
These efforts to help agitators agitate recall the work of the FBI's notorious Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO), which sowed confusion among radicals in myriad ways, from publishing a fake Black Panther Coloring Book filled with violent racial imagery for children to spreading the rumor that the actress-activist Jean Seberg was pregnant with a Panther's child.