TIL in 1969 the FBI and Chicago police drugged and assassinated Fred Hampton a 21 year old Black Panther leader

The Bed of Black Panther Fred Hampton After Being Killed by Chicago Police, 1969

Poster, 5 December 1970. The quote is from Fred Hampton, leader of the Chicago chapter of the Panthers, who was shot dead during a police raid in 1969.

Poster, 5 December The quote is from Fred Hampton, leader of the Chicago chapter of the Panthers, who was shot dead during a police raid in

BLACK REVOLUTIONARY HEROES: Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman, Robert Smalls, Ida B. Wells, W.E.B Dubois, Langston Hughes, Claudia Jones, Paul Robeson, Harry Haywood, Angelo Herndon, Robert F. Williams, Rosa Parks, Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Huey P. Newton, George Jackson, Assata Shakur.

A Far-from-Exhaustive-List Black Revolutionary Heroes Nat Turner, Harriet…

The FBI COINTELPRO Program and the Fred Hampton Assassination

The FBI COINTELPRO Program and the Fred Hampton Assassination

“You can jail a revolutionary, but you can’t jail the revolution.” —Fred Hampton, a leader of Chicago’s Black Panther Party, was killed during an FBI-sponsored police raid.

Fred Hampton was a leader in the Black Panther Party who was assassinated by the police. He was a leader like few others. His speeches are amazing and I highly recommend Democracy Now!’s coverage of the 45th anniversary of his assassination if you want to learn more about him.

Fred Hampton was a leader in the Black Panther Party who was assassinated by the…

Fred Hampton. Gone before his time to reign. Probably one of the greatest leaders that never had the chance to shine. RIP

Gone before his time to reign. Probably one of the greatest leaders that never had the chance to shine.

“Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win. If you don’t struggle, damn it, you don’t deserve to win!” - Fred Hampton.

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Bobby Seale’s trial helped give way for Fred Hampton to lead. Chicago Tribune via Getty Images.

Fred Hampton founded the Chicago chapter of the Black Panther party establishing a free breakfast program for children, free medical clinics, and persuaded the street gangs to stop forming a 'Rainbow Coalition.' The Church Committee proved that Hampton’s body guard was an FBI informant for Cointelpro. Prior to the raid which resulted in the death of Hampton he provided detailed information on the apartment. The majority of shots fired into the apartment were aimed towards Hampton’s bedroom.

Fred Hampton - African-American activist and deputy chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party.

12/4/69 - Illinois Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton and Defense Captain Mark Clark murdered in cold blood by Chicago police

- Illinois Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton and Defense Captain Mark Clark murdered in cold blood by Chicago police

Fred Hampton

Fred Hampton (August 1948 – December was an African-American activist, chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP)

Fred Hampton by Alan Copeland, Berkeley Tribe (1969) Who Killed Fred? You Can Kill the Revolutionary But You Can’t Kill the Revolution

Fred Hampton by Alan Copeland, Berkeley Tribe Who Killed Fred? You Can Kill the Revolutionary But You Can’t Kill the Revolution

The Assassination of Fred Hampton #blackpantherparty #bobbyseale #fredhampton #blackpanthers #blackhistory

The Assassination of Fred Hampton #blackpantherparty #bobbyseale #fredhampton #blackpanthers #blackhistory

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