Herbert Hill and the Federal Bureau of Investigation

@article{Phelps2012HerbertHA,
  title={Herbert Hill and the Federal Bureau of Investigation},
  author={Christopher Phelps},
  journal={Labor History},
  year={2012},
  volume={53},
  pages={561 - 570}
}
This article points to previously undetected evidence demonstrating that Herbert Hill, labor director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from the 1950s to the 1970s, informed for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on his former political associates in the Socialist Workers Party (SWP). It shows that the FBI subsequently sought to use Hill in 1962 to obstruct a rumored fraternization between the NAACP and the Committee to Aid the Monroe Defendants… 
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