Why the US government murdered Fred Hampton

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What we aren't taught about the Black Panther Party.

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On December 4th, 1969, the Black Panther Party’s Illinois Chairman Fred Hampton was murdered by police. But his story is about much more than the raid that took his life. The movement Hampton helped create was unique, and revolutionary.

In the late 1960s, Fred Hampton helped lead a coalition of activists, working across racial lines against a corrupt city government that threatened their communities. At the core of their work were social programs, including free breakfasts, health clinics, and legal aid. Hampton named the group the Rainbow Coalition. And because of their impact, it wasn’t long before they got the attention of the police and the FBI. What followed was an assassination, and a coverup.

Watch “The Murder of Fred Hampton” www.chicagofilmarchives.org/pr... and “American Revolution 2”: www.chicagofilmarchives.org/pr...

Read “From The Bullet To The Ballot: The Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party and Racial Coalition Politics in Chicago”: uncpress.org/book/97814696221...

Read “Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party” www.ucpress.edu/book/97805202...

Check out www.savethehamptonhouse.org/

Watch “The First Rainbow Coalition”: www.pbs.org/video/the-first-r...

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Slibbs 35 मिनट पहले
And people want to say racism isn’t institutionalized
Ronald Bryant
Ronald Bryant घंटे पहले
Long Live Fred Hampton
Slay Slaya
Slay Slaya 3 घंटे पहले
From the 1960 until now they worked so hard to change the image of "blacks" and how they are viewed by the world.
Slay Slaya
Slay Slaya 3 घंटे पहले
That's not the same as socialism
Fon D
Fon D 5 घंटे पहले
Wen are you guys gonna do one on why the U.S. government killed Ashley Babbit
🌹Paifu™🌹 5 घंटे पहले
3:35 Social Democracy is not Socialism 🤦‍♂️Oh and also Fred Hampton was an actual socialist, not just a social democrat.
Citizen Robot Reacts
Citizen Robot Reacts 10 घंटे पहले
See how government and establishment plays with you. First it outlaws the things that are needed for collective good and then swoop in with the same things that they outlawed to make it seem like the government is there for collective good. Government is just there to fraud us all, and works on the simple logic of the people choosing the fraudsters in the name of election because a pain inflicted willingly hurts less. Doesn't it?
温溯 14 घंटे पहले
J.A. Hemlock
J.A. Hemlock 19 घंटे पहले
Blessings! 🚀🎶❤️🕳🇺🇸
A None
A None 19 घंटे पहले
If there truly is a God..May God have mercy...the officers went in shooting and killing sleeping people came out and lied. God have mercy.
Nosy Rosie
Nosy Rosie 20 घंटे पहले
Nosy Rosie
Nosy Rosie 20 घंटे पहले
Was he killed for killing all the Police Officers? He did his job, to defend the United States, and protect the security of Black American People andd families in the Black American communities. Why was that an upset? Did they want them to pretend, he was a security defense guard?
Flaming365 23 घंटे पहले
Always good to hear history even if hurts.
Kaito Gillscale
Kaito Gillscale दिन पहले
We must never forget the revolutionaries that fought and died for freedoms. When all of this is over and we have what we seek, we must etch into stone their names and their deeds, and never forget how many gave their lives for our message to never end.
GM In Training
GM In Training दिन पहले
Well done
NOBSOUL दिन पहले
Makes you wonder who else they clipped
DACRION दिन पहले
Klipz god
Klipz god दिन पहले
Long story short the fbi killed him because he was black smart and for his ppl and was about to get all the other ppl on his side
REHAN KHAN दिन पहले
For Most of us Black Panther means a cat suit wearing guy.
Mark Robinson
Mark Robinson दिन पहले
This Sister is still alive, I’d bet those Cops photographed are too… Don’t forget to respect your elders, right?? Naah, I respect my ancestors… no matter how recent.
Corporal Feel no way
Corporal Feel no way दिन पहले
They fear any black person who doesn't kiss their 🥾....
Fr. Badger
Fr. Badger दिन पहले
Thanks for bringing Fred's story to another generation of people.
Miki Cerise
Miki Cerise दिन पहले
Putin and Xi: Write that down! Write that down!
B.G.B Beezo100
B.G.B Beezo100 2 दिन पहले
All these years and we still going through the same thing
Ron's Opinion
Ron's Opinion 2 दिन पहले
Great job Young lady and RIP to Fred Hampton American Black Hero and Revolutionary.
Nich Feiock
Nich Feiock 2 दिन पहले
Anyone else know judge joe brown. Believes mlk was a government hit and was on the case of james earl jones, he remembered the rifle count and concluded the rifle that shot king was a specialty weapon only the fed had evidence. Hahaha THE JUSGE JOE BROWN.
synergy how acquisition
synergy how acquisition 2 दिन पहले
that was a massacre"
synergy how acquisition
synergy how acquisition 2 दिन पहले
I imagine fred was killed bcus he wouldn't sell out like the so-called other sell out leaders that the system put in as leaders of organizations such as the black Panthers. all of the so-called black organizations have been ("compromised")
Njoroge Fred
Njoroge Fred 2 दिन पहले
First time am learning about Fred Hampton. Thanks Vox for the video.
Wraith Ghost
Wraith Ghost 2 दिन पहले
Let me say DUH!!!
Anthony D
Anthony D 2 दिन पहले
This is why I don't listen to the US about Cuba,China or Iran.
ХИП ХОП FILES 2 दिन पहले
They killed him like gangsters , they not a police , they gangsters , pigs
Faye Sherrill
Faye Sherrill 2 दिन पहले
To GOD be the GLORY that the MOVEMENT of FRED HAMPTON LIVES on ..2021, AND one day JUSTICE for the ASSASSINATION of FRED HAMPTON will be Vindicated. RIP my son 💝🙏🏾
Corey 1time
Corey 1time 2 दिन पहले
How about culture vultures had a black panther movement in Jerusalem
Themoodyone 1
Themoodyone 1 3 दिन पहले
Whoever thinks the group black panthers is a bad thing pls educate yourself and stop being so hateful for no reason. Fred even made it a point to take the opportunity to strive with other groups when he saw it not only to show his group wasn’t racist but because he actually wanted a change for all ppl being oppressed not just a specific group!
Steve Lancaster
Steve Lancaster 3 दिन पहले
The Police can't tell the truth seems like thats been a problem for a very long period of time.
Terven James
Terven James 3 दिन पहले
A democratic socialist country is called a mixed economic where private and public sectors go hand to hand. The american has the free trade model.
QweenSara 3 दिन पहले
Canada Democratic and socialist 😐
C T 3 दिन पहले
Support the blue 🤮
Todd Joiner
Todd Joiner 3 दिन पहले
Fred hampton was sold out by a snitch.
Domas Baliulis
Domas Baliulis 3 दिन पहले
1969, nice.
tyrone ashford
tyrone ashford 3 दिन पहले
When I was in school they taught me the lie. That George Washington chopped down a damm Cherry tree. But, wouldn't teach me the truth of Chairman Fred Hampton.. -MIN. OBI BIN AMOS.
Monsiuer Froggy
Monsiuer Froggy दिन पहले
We were taught the cherry tree story was a lie told to children to stop them from lying
Jonathan Salazar
Jonathan Salazar 3 दिन पहले
Even though the government did take him out his ideas live on and people united together will always hold more leverage than any government or authority figure. Rest in Power/Paradise Fred Hampton
Kamran Jan
Kamran Jan 3 दिन पहले
They murdered Tupac Shakur too.
221B Baker Street
221B Baker Street 3 दिन पहले
The real fear was this: The blacks started to unite every spectrum of the society using socialist methods and demanding socialist reforms. Hoover was paranoid about communism.
Kevin Newby
Kevin Newby 4 दिन पहले
I know white people from Illinois that love capitalism and capitalism is not good/evil
Lee P
Lee P 4 दिन पहले
Down with capitalism
Gabby C
Gabby C 4 दिन पहले
8:00 very powerful! The face of the oppressor yes is white, but any race can help fuel white supremacy
1kitaro 4 दिन पहले
we were so close to class consciousness. he did so much, and we have fallen to far… :(
DRACO FURY 13 4 दिन पहले
What about the *Weather Underground*
whatwasmychannelsnameagain 5 दिन पहले
Canada ? Economically socialist ? Yeah...
whatwasmychannelsnameagain 5 दिन पहले
RIP bozo you won't be missed
Aquilla Steele
Aquilla Steele 5 दिन पहले
Fred Hampton true hero god bless his wife
Rajesh Interpretations
Rajesh Interpretations 6 दिन पहले
USA you just lost another battle.
Delavan 6 दिन पहले
I'm still waiting for someone to do the "Why the US (and Tennessee and Memphis) government murdered MLK."
Robert Morris
Robert Morris 6 दिन पहले
Another case of individuals teaming up against the problem and being manipulated into the enemy and taken out by our Government!
ruben gutierrez
ruben gutierrez 7 दिन पहले
I meant, Socialism and Communism are different. The Feds broke the Panthers up!
ruben gutierrez
ruben gutierrez 7 दिन पहले
Socialism and Communism is different.
Gary Nelson
Gary Nelson 7 दिन पहले
Keagan Miller
Keagan Miller 7 दिन पहले
Is that lil baby at 2:09 or am I trippin
Funky Worm
Funky Worm 8 दिन पहले
Funny how the 2nd Amendment wasn't designed for these brothers, or should I say " patriots"...
Rollo Fenrir
Rollo Fenrir 8 दिन पहले
Just imagine the fact that there was no justice for this crime there wont be for the next one either
B Ggg
B Ggg 8 दिन पहले
Sheesh the police smiled when they moved fred Hampton body away from the scene 🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬
AsARose 9 दिन पहले
If he didn't have GOD of GLORY in his mix he should have.
Vincent Thomas
Vincent Thomas 9 दिन पहले
The death of Fred Hampton won him a Oscar 2021. God is good.
December Girl
December Girl 10 दिन पहले
American Indian Movement ❤️AIM ❤️was also born from the black panthers ❤️
piccolo917 10 दिन पहले
an anti-racist, anti-capitalist organisation that was having massive successes. No idea why he was executed, no sir.
Eka Kalumba
Eka Kalumba 11 दिन पहले
This in America
bluuelivesmatter 11 दिन पहले
caus he was racist
zagorcuk1966 11 दिन पहले
So, you can change history..... Just go Chicago today and register what you see.
Wxsa Wxsa
Wxsa Wxsa 11 दिन पहले
Antoine Bracy
Antoine Bracy 11 दिन पहले
Derrick Brehon
Derrick Brehon 11 दिन पहले
We should track down some of these retired officers and they’re decedents to see where they are now, I wanna know how those children and grandchildren feel those officers from that raid made out
Derrick Brehon
Derrick Brehon 2 दिन पहले
@eliza washington I’m gonna do some research
eliza washington
eliza washington 2 दिन पहले
Same, there’s still time to prosecute
Sheen Ranger
Sheen Ranger 11 दिन पहले
And some white people still can’t understand the plight of Black people in this country smh……Everything that was made to destroy us we survived
21st Century Ian
21st Century Ian 11 दिन पहले
Why wouldn't they teach this in schools? These people are just as great as MLK.
R Littlejohn
R Littlejohn 11 दिन पहले
Hampton had a CIA informant
R Littlejohn
R Littlejohn 11 दिन पहले
J Edgar was a supremacist sympathizer.
R Littlejohn
R Littlejohn 11 दिन पहले
J Edgar Hoover was a killer.
SJW 4LIFE 11 दिन पहले
I'm not surprised that the local and federal arms of the so called law would see someone like Hampton as a threat and assassinate him. What does surprise me is how sloppy the cover up was. I mean, you don't have to be a CSI to determine that nail heads aren't bullet holes.
The Big Kiwi
The Big Kiwi 12 दिन पहले
Why do black people act surpised? they did this to literally everyone, the brown berrets and the KK got their share of federal wizardry
L D 12 दिन पहले
This is why whitewashed history is not true American history.
Steve Y-NWA S
Steve Y-NWA S 12 दिन पहले
The American Government also murdered assassinated ie Malcolm X MLK Kennedy etc etc
MaReesa Dawn
MaReesa Dawn 12 दिन पहले
All power to the people
dre 900
dre 900 12 दिन पहले
Do One on Huey P Newton
Jimmyg Greg
Jimmyg Greg 12 दिन पहले
Time for a proper Revolution.
arvi verona
arvi verona 12 दिन पहले
I wonder how those cops, fbi's and their families lived their lives after those acts against those people were committed. The politicians that enabled those might still be in the gov't.
Crofton Coleman
Crofton Coleman 12 दिन पहले
I always tell folks, in the aftermath of the civil rights movement is when our country’s hope way killed. These wounds cannot be healed.
Mr. Honesty
Mr. Honesty 12 दिन पहले
13:54 it’s chilling when you see those cops smile while carrying his body away. Hatred runs deep in racism.
Micah Mallory
Micah Mallory 13 दिन पहले
They want to be white dady and saver6
Jay Juggernaut
Jay Juggernaut 13 दिन पहले
Important thing that should have been in the video; the Daly family continued to run Chicago (into the ground) for the next couple decades.
WeaponX 13 दिन पहले
It’s sad that this is the country we live in! When these black men became prominent and seen the unification they didn’t want that! Martin, Malcolm, huey, Fred, etc was examples and wanted to break our spirits well it worked for a while, divide and conquer! Oldest trick in war! We are still divided til this day
Mark 13 दिन पहले
"We are about the work" man I wish this man was still alive, today's focus is on slogans, money, and Twitter fingers.
Raymond Tarpley
Raymond Tarpley 13 दिन पहले
Lê Anh Tú
Lê Anh Tú 13 दिन पहले
Oh America, not really democratic after all, right?
Tye Cobb
Tye Cobb 13 दिन पहले
I hate police they did that to me too
Jay Dee
Jay Dee 14 दिन पहले
The country killed a man just for wanting to be treated equally....And they wonder why some of is have 0 love for America.
malcolm Appleby
malcolm Appleby 14 दिन पहले
steve townley
steve townley 5 दिन पहले
get a life red
DayvidKay619 14 दिन पहले
The same FBI that oppressed and attacked the Black Panthers are the same FBI that will allow the Boogaloo Boys, the Proud Boys, the 3% ers, etc to exist. 🤔
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