Fred Hampton’s Death Is Just One Example of the Government’s Covert Disruption of Black Lives

by Monique Judge At a rally outside the U.S. Courthouse October 29, 1969, Dr. Benjamin Spock, background, listens to Fred Hampton, chairman of the Illinois Black Panther party. It was part of a protest against the trial of eight persons accused of conspiracy to cause a riot during the Democratic National Convention in 1968. Photo: […]

Remembering Fred Hampton

Fred Hampton was assassinated by the US government on his day (December 4th) in 1969. He was 21 years old. He spent his short life fighting against exploitation and oppression. He advocated for “international proletarian revolution” by all means necessary, viewing the class struggle as the primary vehicle for ending all oppression, including white supremacy. […]

Who was Fred Hampton?

Who was Fred Hampton? Why was he assassinated by the U.S. government at the age of 21? What is the Hampton Institute about?

What Real Radicals Think About the FBI Hunting ‘Black Identity Extremists’

A veteran Black Panther and younger activist on a young man being labeled a terrorist threat, and why it’s never been easy to fight racism. Photo by David William Turner/VICE Last October, Foreign Policy leaked a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that examined a novel perceived threat to American security: not white supremacists, not anti-abortion […]

COMPLETE FILM SCHEDULE: THE 10TH ANNUAL BLACK PANTHER PARTY FILM FESTIVAL

September 28th-29th, October 5th- 6th Presented by the Black Panther Party Commemoration Committee Dedicated to Point #10 of Black Panther Party 10 Point Platform & Program We Want Land, Bread, Housing, Education, Clothing, Justice and Peace. Below you will find some of the work we have been doing to enhance the Revolutionary Spirit of the Black […]

Learn from the Revolutionary Legacy of the Black Panther Party

by a Wisconsin prisoner August 2018        permalink   As I first stumbled out of the haze of unconsciousness and began to see the true structure of society and the world, as I began to understand what drove and supported the political socio-economic forces, it was inevitable that I would be influenced by the […]

FBI sought electric chair execution of Black Panther leaders in Omaha

Originally posted on Richardson Reports:
Nebraska’s electric chair where the FBI sought the execution of the Omaha Two  (credit: Nebraska Dept. of Corrections) On December 4, 1969, in a Federal Bureau of Investigation orchestrated pre-dawn raid in Chicago, Black Panther leaders Fred Hampton and Mark Clark were shot to death. Fourteen handpicked policemen, armed with…

The Speech That Opens All Eyez On Me: Behind The Scenes With Dhoruba Bin-Wahad

By Jared Ball  https://youtu.be/W17qh_i2tiY Dhoruba bin-Wahad was back with us this time to discuss the context and history of the speech he gave in 1990 on the occasion of Nelson Mandela‘s release and visit to New York City, an excerpt of which is now heard opening the film All Eyez On Me.   source: https://imixwhatilike.org/2017/07/10/speech-opens-eyez-behind-scenes-dhoruba-bin-wahad/

Omaha police claimed bomb was made in kitchen of Black Panther home

           Omaha police said a bomb was made in the kitchen of 2816 Parker Street                                      (credit: Omaha Police Department)     via Omaha police claimed bomb was made in kitchen of Black Panther […]

Ramona Africa, recovering from stroke, has lymphoma, MOVE members say

by Valerie Russ, VALERIE RUSS Ramona Africa, the last survivor of the 1985 MOVE bombing, has been diagnosed with lymphoma, which was discovered after she suffered a stroke that left her unable to walk, MOVE members said Wednesday. Spokesperson Sue Africa said the GoFundMe page for Ramona Africa was started to help with medical bills when her […]