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Fred Hampton remembered as ‘focused, caring’ visionary
Fellow Black Panther Billy “Che” Brooks said one question about the party’s leader has plucked at his nerves since Hampton was killed in a police raid 50 years ago: “Who the hell drugged Chairman Fred ...

Published: Dec 03, 2019 @ 04:00:00 PM
Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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In 1969, charismatic Black Panthers leader Fred Hampton was killed in a hail of gunfire. 50 years later, the fight against police brutality continues
But for others, particularly socially conscious African Americans, the Dec. 4 raid on the two-flat at 2337 W. Monroe St. was a cold-blooded execution of Black Panthers leaders Fred Hampton and Mark ...

Published: Dec 06, 2019 @ 06:17:57 AM
Source: Chicago Tribune on

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Black Panther Fred Hampton killed 50 years ago in Chicago police raid
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Dozens of people gathered today at the location where Chicago police raided a West Side two-flat 50 years ago, shooting and killing Black Panther Party leaders Fred Hampton and Mark ...

Published: Dec 05, 2019 @ 05:17:00 AM
Source: ABC 7 Chicago

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RIP Fred Hampton: a Black Visionary Assassinated by the FBI
Fifty years ago this week, a squad of Chicago police officers killed Black Panther leaders Fred Hampton and Mark Clark in a pre-dawn raid on the apartment where they were sleeping. In the decades ...

Published: Dec 03, 2019 @ 08:16:00 PM
Source: CounterPunch

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50 Years After His Death, Fred Hampton’s Legacy Looms Large In Chicago
It’s been 50 years since Chicago police officers shot and killed Illinois Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton as he lay in bed at his West Side home, but his legacy still looms large in Chicago.

Published: Dec 04, 2019 @ 05:46:00 AM
Source: WBEZ

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The police raid that killed two Black Panthers, shook Chicago and changed the nation
The police moved in before dawn. Their target was a first-floor apartment on Chicago’s West Side. Among those inside were two top leaders of the Illinois Black Panther Party — chairman Fred Hampton ...

Published: Dec 04, 2019 @ 02:23:00 AM
Source: Washington Post

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Column: 50 years later, it’s easier to see how the Black Panther raid changed racial politics
For one, I’m a lot older now. Illinois chairman Fred Hampton, who was 21, and member Mark Clark, 22, were about the same age as I was then and were robbed of that opportunity. I used to think that the ...

Published: Dec 02, 2019 @ 07:22:00 PM
Source: Chicago Tribune

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Considering Fred Hampton’s legacy, 50 years after his death in police raid
CHICAGO — Dec. 4 marks 50 years since an infamous day in Chicago history that still sparks strong reactions from some of the city’s residents. Chicago police officers killed Fred Hampton and Mark ...

Published: Dec 04, 2019 @ 04:39:58 AM
Source: WGN-TV on

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Today Marks 50th Anniversary of Assassination of Fred Hampton
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton. On December 4, 1969, Chicago police raided Hampton’s apartment and shot and killed him in his bed. He was just 21 ...

Published: Dec 04, 2019 @ 02:04:00 AM
Source: Democracy Now

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StoryCorps Chicago: 'You Can Kill A Revolutionary But You Can’t Kill The Revolution'
Fifty years ago, Fred Hampton, a leader of the Illinois Black Panther Party, was killed by police in Chicago. He was 21 years old. Another young Panther, Mark Clark, was also killed in the police raid ...

Published: Dec 04, 2019 @ 05:36:00 AM
Source: WBEZ

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Published: Dec 06, 2019 @ 08:51 PM
Source: Your Domain Ninja

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Movie on NAACP martyr Fred Hampton filming in Mansfield
Movie on NAACP martyr Fred Hampton filming in Mansfield Casting agents searched for adult men to act in the movie's prison scene, which was scheduled for filming Monday and Tuesday at the Ohio State ...

Published: Nov 26, 2019 @ 07:07:00 AM
Source: Mansfield News Journal

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Why Minneapolis doesn't need more police
When I came into the kitchen that dark Chicago morning, my father broke the news to me straight away. “They murdered Fred Hampton.” The police had stormed his apartment at 4 a.m., guns blazing. They ...

Published: Dec 04, 2019 @ 01:34:00 AM
Source: City Pages

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