Quotes by Fred Hampton

About Fred Hampton:

Fred Hampton was an African-American activist, chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP), and deputy chairman of the national BPP. He was murdered while sleeping at his apartment during a raid by a tactical unit of the Cook County, Illinois State's Attorney's Office (SAO), in conjunction with the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Hampton's murder was chronicled in the documentary film The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971) as well as an episode of the critically acclaimed documentary series Eyes on the Prize.

Author Bio

  • NameFred Hampton
  • DescriptionAfrican-American activist
  • BornAugust 30, 1948
  • DiedDecember 4, 1969
  • CountryUnited States Of America