Tag Archives

Fred Hampton

Politics

Fred Hampton Was Murdered on This Day in 1969. Here’s How His Life (And Death) Affects Us Today

On this day in 1969, Fred Hampton, Mark Clark and other members of the Black Panther Party were murdered during a raid of the Chicago Police Department and the FBI. This raid was organized by the Cook County State’s Attorney Edward Hanrahan. The Black Panther Party (BPP) had been under heavy surveillance by these departments as an attempt to neutralize the party, and they had faced multiple harassment campaigns. At this point, many members of

Viewing Highlight
Loading...
Highlight
Close
Login

Forgot password?
New to site? Create an Account
×
Signup

Already have an account? Login
×
Forgot Password

×