Man Who Trained Black Panthers on How To Fire Guns Was an FBI Informantby Robert Wenzel
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The man who gave the Black Panther Party some of its first firearms and weapons training – which preceded fatal shootouts with Oakland police in the 1960s – was an undercover FBI informer, according to a former bureau agent and an FBI report, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
One of the Bay Area's most prominent radical activists of the era, Richard Masato Aoki was known as a fierce militant who touted his street-fighting abilities. He was a member of several radical groups before joining and arming the Panthers, whose members received international notoriety for brandishing weapons during patrols of the Oakland police and a protest at the state Capitol...