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Fred Hampton Murdered by the Pig

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Title:Fred Hampton Murdered by the Pig

Alternative title: Fire ... Seize the Time ... Avenge Fred! ... Maxwell, Live Like Him ... Frank Zappa - Live Like His Head Thinks Announces: Killing of Fred Hampton by police on December 4, 1969. Calls for: “All power to Black People! Off the Pig! Avenge Fred!” Quote from document: “They murdered Fred Hampton. They snuck like rats into his bedroom at night and shot him while he was asleep. We all know who they are - the pig police.” Quote from document: “...I believe in armed struggle as the only solution for those peoples who fight to free themselves, and I am consistent with my beliefs. Many will call me an adventurer, and that I am - only one of a different sort, one of those who risks his skin to prove his truths.” (Che Guevara, farewell letter to his parents, April, 1965) Background information: “Fred Hampton (1948 – December 4, 1969) was a black American activist. He was a rising leader of the Black Panther Party (BPP) when he was shot by the Chicago Police Department (CPD) in a violent raid of his home organized by the FBI.” ( Fred Hampton. Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_Hampton )

Types:Pamphlets | Text | StillImage
Subjects:Hampton, Fred, 1948-1969 | Racisim--United States | Black Panther Party | Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975--Protest movements | United States, Washignton, King County, Seattle, 47.6062095, -122.3320708
Collection:Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
Institution:University of Washington's Libraries
Contributors:University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections Division
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