Fred Hampton
December 4, 2009 11:25 AM   Subscribe

40 years ago today Fred Hamilton was murdered by Chicago police acting on behalf of Hoover's FBI. He was shot to death in front of his pregnant wife in the bed were was sleeping. To this day, not one individual has served a single day in prison for this crime.
posted by aquathug (3 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: A wikipedia entry and a three-paragraph blurb is way too thin for a post. -- cortex

You mean Hampton?
posted by e.e. coli at 11:26 AM on December 4, 2009

Fred who?
posted by Floydd at 11:27 AM on December 4, 2009 [1 favorite]

Nothing But A Northern Lynching: The Death Of Fred Hampton Revisited.
Juan Gonzalez interviews Jeffry Hass, author of “The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther” on Democracy Now.
posted by Floydd at 11:32 AM on December 4, 2009

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