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Posts Tagged with "Dec. 4 1969"

‘I am … a revolutionary!’

December 3, 2009

On Dec. 4, 1969, 40 years ago, Chicago police led by Cook County prosecutor Edward Hanrahan as part of an FBI Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO) operation stormed into Illinois Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton’s apartment at 4:30 a.m. Commemorate the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Chairman Fred Hampton and Defense Captain Mark Clark on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, in Chicago, San Francisco or your city.

Fred Hampton

December 5, 2008

Meet Fred Hampton, deputy chairman of the Black Panther Party’s Illinois Chapter, who taught Chicago to shout, “I am a revolutionary!” One of the main men J. Edgar Hoover, then FBI director, had in mind when he called the Black… Read the rest »

Chairman Fred Hampton Streetz Party ‘08

September 15, 2008

On Saturday, Aug. 30, on the South Side of Chicago, in the Negro League Club aka the POCC’s “Lamp Post,” the 60th anniversary celebration of the birth of Deputy Chairman Fred Hampton of the Black Panther Party kicked off with a film festival and ended with a Chairman Fred Hampton Streetz Party on Chairman Fred Hampton Way.

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