MISSION OF THE SECRET HISTORIES MUSEUM
The Secret Histories Museum discovers and presents historical evidence in order
to seek understanding of ourselves and our world in between history and the
future. The mission of the museum is to deepen the understanding of past choices;
present circumstances and future possibilities; strengthen the bonds of community;
and facilitate solutions to common problems.
Secret Histories Museum
3636 S Iron St
Chicago Il 60409
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 5pm
Eats Its Young: The Next Generation
[documentation and video]
COINTELPRO is an acronym for a series of FBI counterintelligence programs designed
to neutralize political dissidents. Although covert operations have been employed
throughout FBI history, the formal COINTELPRO's of 1956-1971 were broadly targeted
against radical political organizations. It was disbanded after the 70's. Today's
USA PATRIOT ACT enables federal, state and local governments to wage "low
intensity" warfare against anyone form suspected terrorists, political
dissidents to anti-war protestors. This exhibit looks at historical and current
infiltration activities be federal authorities and local police departments
into activist and countercultural groups and organizations. Recent documents
of federal and local infiltration into the Anti war movement are displayed
for your consideration.
Image from "Black Panther Coloring Book"