BLACK HISTORY SPOTLIGHT : FRED HAMPTON !

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BY:LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE

The African-American civil rights activists and black power revolutionary, Fred Hampton was born in Summit, Illinois on August 30, 1948.

Sadly he would lose his life way too soon, when on December 4, 1969, Fred Hampton would be assassinated, while asleep. That murder would done by the corrupt Chicago Police Department ,with the assistance of the FBI’s counter intelligence program ( cointelpro ), under the supervision of racist J. Edgar Hoover.

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Despite having his beautiful life cut to a meager 21 years, Fred Hampton would do more for the African-American community, than most could do in four life times.

After graduating from Proviso East High School in 1966, Fred Hampton enrolled at Triton Junior College in River Grove, Illinois, majoring in pre-law. During this time he would also begin his life path of activism, first getting involved with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), becoming a youth Organizer of that organization. After proving he had great leadership capability, Fred Hampton would go on to become Chairman of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP) and then become the National Black Panther Party’s deputy Chairman. Where he used his leadership role in the black power movement to fight for social change and racial justice through his own brand of community organizing and nonviolent activism.

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WATCH THESE THREE SHORT NEWS VIDEOS ON HOW THE FBI’S COINTELPRO ( COUNTER INTELLIGENCE PROGRAM ) ASSISTED THE CHICAGO PD WITH THE ASSASSINATION OF FRED HAMPTON :

VIDEO #1.

VIDEO #2.

VIDEO #3.

FOR EVEN MORE INFORMATION USE LINK :

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_Hampton

2 thoughts on “BLACK HISTORY SPOTLIGHT : FRED HAMPTON !

  1. Ms. Šahíyena: All of Me says:

    Interesting…the fear of a white man concerning the coming of a Black Messiah…you can behead the forerunner, but unless the lamb lays down his life, you cannot touch him; and once he takes it up again, the threat of his second coming as a Lion will strike the fear that only his roar can produce. Now who is the forerunner to the Lion? The interesting thing about Lions is, it is the lioness who hunts the prey and you’ll never know her where abouts…until it’s Too Late!

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