The FBI and Omaha’s Black Panthers

A look at COINTELPRO, the Minard Bombing and the life sentences of Edward Poindexter and Mondo Eyen we Langa by Michael Richardson The Crime On August 17, 1970, at 2:07 a.m., police received an anonymous 911 call from a man who described a screaming woman being dragged into a vacant North Omaha house. Six officers responded. […]

FRAMED” Chapter 15 by Michael Richardson

  “It doesn’t make any difference what the truth is” —Arthur O’Leary, August 31, 1970   At the end of August, J. Edgar Hoover sent the Los Angeles FBI office the altered diary of a Progressive Labor Party officer to use in falsely identifying the individual as a government informant. Hoover outlined the action with […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 14

    “This should be an excellent disruption technique” —J. Edgar Hoover, August 24, 1970   Raleigh House was released from jail on a signature bond authorized by Arthur O’Leary after one night in custody. House had been held with $10,000 bail after being booked on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder. O’Leary would not […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 10 by Michael Richardson

  “This dude has drug this woman off in there, and she’s screaming” —Unknown 911 caller, August 17, 1970   On August 17, 1970, at 2:07 a.m., Omaha police received a 911 emergency telephone call from a male who spoke in a deep gravely voice that a woman was screaming at 2867 Ohio Street, a vacant […]

Support Political Prisoner Ed Poindexter – Update

Omaha 2 Political Prisoner, Ed Poindexter has been in the hospital or the infirmary at the Nebraska State Penitentiary since December of 2016. He had triple bypass heart surgery followed by foot infections that are still healing. He’s doing much better and may be out of the infirmary by the end of summer. Ed still […]

Why I do not believe Ed Poindexter iz a cop killer

by Michael Richardson My most recent visit with Ed Poindexter at the Nebraska State Penitentiary. I met Ed Poindexter in prison. I was visiting, while Ed is still serving a life sentence. Poindexter was sentenced to “hard labor” with an indeterminate life sentence for the 1970 bombing murder of Patrolman Larry Minard, Sr. I went to […]

FBI misdeedz against Ed Poindexter in missing Omaha inspection reportz

by  Michael Richardson Ed Poindexter in his 45th year of imprisonment Ed Poindexter/Michael Richardson The admission by Federal Bureau of Investigation Section Chief David Hardy of the Records Management Divison that seven years of annual inspection reports of the Omaha field office are missing raises significant questions about who removed them, when, and for what […]

Omaha FBI office inspection reportz are missing from COINTELPRO era

by Michael Richardson Omaha COINTELPRO proposal against Charles Knox was censored by the FBI to hide dirty tricks A spokesman for the Federal Bureau of Investigation has admitted that six annual inspection reports of the Omaha field office cannot be located. “We were unable to locate records,” said David Hardy, Section Chief of the Records […]

Two to One

Crime and punishment questions still surround 1970 killing that sent Omaha Two to life in prison BY LEO ADAM BIGA When Mondo we Langa died at age 68 in the Nebraska State Penitentiary last month, he’d served 45 years for a crime he always maintained he did not commit. The former David Rice, a poet […]

Mondo mourned

by Mumia Abu-Jamal He was born David Rice and, in his youth, he joined an offshoot of the Black Panther Party, a decision that would change his life’s trajectory. For, when he and another young man, Edward Poindexter, joined the National Committee to Combat Fascism (NCCF), they walked into the crosshairs of the state. The […]