The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther

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It s around 7:00 a.m. on December 4, 1969, and attorney Jeff Haas is in a police lockup in Chicago, interviewing Fred Hampton s fiancee. She is describing how the police pulled her from the room as Fred lay unconscious on their bed. She heard one officer say, He s still alive. She then heard two shots. A second officer said, He s good and dead now. She looks at Jeff and asks, What can you do? "The Assassination of Fred Hampton "is Haas s personal account of how he and People s Law Office partner Flint Taylor pursued Hampton s assassins, ultimately prevailing over unlimited government resources and FBI conspiracy. Not only a story of justice delivered, the book puts Hampton in a new light as a dynamic community leader and an inspiration in the fight against injustice."

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Uncovering a cold-blooded execution at the hands of a conspiring police force, this engaging account relentlessly pursues the murderers of Black Panther Fred Hampton. Documenting the entire 14-year process of bringing the killers to justice, this chronicle also depicts the 18-month court trial in detail. Revealing Hampton himself in a new light, this examination presents him as a dynamic community leader whose dedication to his people and to the truth inspired the young lawyers of the People's Law Office, solidifying their lifelong commitment to fighting corruption. Contending with FBI stonewalling and unlimited government resources bent on hiding a darker plot, this reconstruction relates an inspiring narrative of upholding morality in one man's memory.

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The Assassination of Fred Hampton Originally published: Chicago, Ill.: Chicago Review Press, c2010. Full description

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