Luciano: Killing of Peorian Mark Clark at center of Black Panther exhibit

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Rep. Rush revealz startling detailz of Panther Party Assassinationz

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The celebration of Rep. Bobby L. Rush’s 70th birthday comes days before the anniversary of a tragic event he will never forget. He recently shared his reflection of the December 4, 1969 assassination of Black Panther Party leaders, Fred Hampton and Mark Clark, killed by Chicago police in a pre-dawn […]

4 Speechez That Prove Black Panther Fred Hampton Waz the Godfather of Rap

Had he not been assassinated in a police fusilade on a bitterly cold Chicago evening 47 years ago, Fred Hampton would’ve turned 68 years old today. The former head of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense is remembered today primarily for his skills as an organizer, who coined the phrase “Rainbow […]

AFROPUNK PREMIERE: “HERE COME THE VIDEOFREEX” DOC. REVEALZ RECENTLY RESTORED ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE OF REVOLUTIONARY AND BLACK PANTHER FRED HAMPTON

In the 1960s and 70s, a team of independent alternative journalists known as Videofreex, who initially covered the counterculture beat for CBS News, jumped the mainstream news ship to create the first public access tv station in upstate New York. Videofreex were pioneers in DIY news coverage and some of the first journalists to buck […]