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New film ‘MLK/FBI’ explores how FBI tracked Martin Luther King Jr. for years

By Rodney Ho, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution J. Edgar Hoover took a strong interest in King’s private life. he Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., for a period of 13 years, was one of the most scrutinized and filmed figures in American history, from the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955 to his assassination in Memphis in 1968. But it wasn’t just the press watching him. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, which J. Edgar Hoover led, took a keen interest in King as he became the de facto leader of the civil rights movement. As King became ever bigger, Hoover’s obsession grew as well. As documented in a new film, “MLK/FBI,” out Jan. 15 in theaters and on video on demand, Hoover expended untold...

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CIA releases UFO ‘Black Vault’ documents early: How to see them online

https://nypost.com/2021/01/12/cia-releases-ufo-black-vault-documents-see-them-online/ By Hannah Sparks January 12, 2021 | 11:20am | Updated Federal intelligence on extraterrestrial technology — at your fingertips. By way of the Freedom of Information Act, thousands of the CIA documents on unidentified flying objects (UFOs) — or Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP), as the government calls them — are now accessible via download at the Black Vault, a website operated by author and podcaster John Greenwald Jr. The CIA claims they have now provided all the information on UAP they have, though there is no way to know that’s true. “Research by The Black Vault will continue to see if there are additional documents still uncovered within the CIA’s holdings,” Greenwald promised in a statement on his website. The release comes months before the Pentagon was...

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Study: Vitamin D deficiency found in over 80% of COVID-19 patients

By Kiersten Willis, The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionCOVID-19 patients at a hospital in Spain were overwhelmingly found to be deficient in vitamin D, according to a new study. Researchers discovered 80% of 216 COVID-19 patients at the Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla had a vitamin D deficiency. Men had lower levels of vitamin D than women and COVID-19 patients with lower levels of vitamin D had increased serum levels of inflammatory markers such as ferritin, a blood protein containing iron, and D-dimer, a protein fragment made when a blood clot dissolves in the body. The latter is usually elevated in COVID-19 patients, according to a July study published in the “Journal of Intensive Care.” “One approach is to identify and treat vitamin...

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