A review of FBI documents from its surveillance of the Black Lives Matter collective reveals that the agency believed that “Black Identity extremists” would target the police and the 2016 presidential conventions, Al Jazeera reported.

“The FBI assesses it is very likely Black Identity Extremists perceptions of police brutality against African Americans spurred an increase in premeditated retaliatory lethal violence against law enforcement and will likely serve as justification for such violence,” an Aug. 3 report from the agency stated.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the FBI had been monitoring BLM protests and circulated information in 2016 to law enforcement agencies about possible threats, according to internal documents obtained through a lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Color of Change and shared with Al Jazeera. Those documents revealed that the FBI warned of attacks against law enforcement by Black radical groups after Micah Xavier Johnson shot and killed five Dallas police officers in July 2016—even though the agency said Johnson acted alone and had no ties to BLM. The FBI also feared that that Black radical groups would launch violent attacks on the Democratic and Republican National Conventions in 2016.

The FBI produced a 12-page report in August about groups that the agency views as Black extremists. Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied seeing the report when asked by Black lawmakers at a congressional hearing. That denial prompted Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) to ask him whether the FBI produced a similar report on the Ku Klux Klan and other White supremacist groups. Sessions said he is unaware of a similar study about White hate groups. There has also been perplexity and outrage by the agency’s use of the term “Black supremacist extremist” to describe BLM.

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(Source: Al Jazeera)

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7 thoughts on “FBI Feared Wave Of Violence From ‘Black Identity Extremists’, Report Reveals

  1. Maybe the FBI needs to focus more on HOME GROWN TERRORISTS.
    With the KKK, Neo Nazi’s, Alt-Right, Heritage Group, TeaBaggers-THEY SHOULD BE

    Leave BLM alone. We have every GD RIGHT to VOICE OUR CONCERNS in the STREETS
    OF AMERYKAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Passing Through!! on said:

      You got crooks in the white house right under your nose while you’re watching the black folks, home grown AmeriKKKan traitors are bending this country to Russia and others lining their pockets with foreign cash. Had the police who were killing unarmed black people had been properly prosecuted that shooting of the Dallas officers would have never happened, that was a reaction to no action.

  2. Passing Through!! on said:

    Devin Kelly-Texas church shooter
    Stephen Paddock-Las Vegas shooter
    Kevin Neal-California shooter
    The White House-trump, Jeff Sessions, Mike Flynn & son, Carter Page, Paul Manafort, George Papadopoulos, Rick Gates, Jared Kushner-ALL traitors to this country who colluded with a foreign enemy.
    And the racist ass FBI (J. Edgar Hoover minions) are in fear of black extremist when there’s no such thing. But this just show you how out of touch and frighten white people are of blacks. Monitoring a group for pointing out racism and the unjust treatment of black people. Blacks are fighting for the same thing today since the civil rights era no one is trying to overthrow the government or take your white privilege away, that not our stance never has been.

    • I’m afraid of all the white home grown terriost in this racist country. starting with 45. I’m scared like hell we will be in a nuclear war within the nxt yr.

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