Sunday, December 4, 2016

Fred Hampton Documentary


Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969)

Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969) was an American activist and revolutionary,[3] chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP), and deputy chairman of the national BPP. Hampton was assassinated while sleeping at his apartment during a raid by a tactical unit of the Cook County, Illinois State's Attorney's Office, in conjunction with the Chicago Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation in December 1969. A civil lawsuit filed in 1970 resulted in 1982 in a settlement of $1.85 million. The background and events of Hampton's murder have been chronicled in several documentary films.







Fred Hampton Documentary

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