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Fred Hampton

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Creator:United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Title:Fred Hampton

Fred Hampton, age 21, was allegedly shot and killed by the Cook County State Attorneys Police, Chicago, Illinois, on December 4, 1969, when the police conducted a raid on the Black Panther Party (BPP) Headquarters located at 2337 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois. Also killed was BPP member Mark Clark, age 22. Six members of the BPP were wounded during this raid. United States Attorney General John Mitchell called for an investigation so that matters could be provided to a Federal Grand Jury.

Types:Federal government records | Text
Subjects:Hampton, Fred, 1948-1969--Assassination | Governmental investigations--United States | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation | Black Panther Party | Assassination--Illinois--Chicago | Police brutality--Illinois--Chicago | Civil rights movements--Illinois--Chicago | Black militant organizations--United States--History | Black power--United States--History--20th century | United States, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, 41.850033, -87.6500523
Collection:FBI Freedom of Information Act Collection
Institution:Federal Bureau of Investigation
Contributors:United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
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