Tag: Fred Hampton

Day Of Events Held To Mark Dec. 4 Anniversary Of Hampton Assassination

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

On Dec. 4, 1969, Fred Hampton, the chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party, was assassinated during a raid in his Chicago apartment by local and federal law enforcement officials.

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Black Panthers Look Back As 50th Anniversary Of Hampton’s Death Nears

Monday, November 12, 2018 || By Bonni McKeown || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Billy Brooks and Emory Douglas, two former Black Panther Party members, show off an old copy of the party’s newspaper during a Black Panther Party health fair on Nov. 3. | Bonni McKeown 

Black Panthers and Black Panther Cubs from all over the city and country gathered at Stone Temple Baptist Church in Chicago for an all-day health fair on Nov. 3.

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Community Members Meet To Strategize Future Of Hampton Boyhood Home

Saturday, November 3, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Community members, including Fred Hampton Jr. and Congressman Danny K. Davis, meet at Irving in Maywood to discuss the future of Fred Hampton Sr.’s boyhood home. | VFP 

Around two dozen community members met Nov. 1 at Irving Middle School, 805 S. 17th Ave. in Maywood, to discuss the longterm future of the boyhood home of Black Panther icon Fred Hampton.

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