East Bay
East Bay
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Related Categories: East Bay | Racial Justice
View other events for the week of 12/17/2008
A.N.S.W.E.R. Film Series The Murder of Fred Hampton
Date Wednesday December 17
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library 6501 Telegraph Ave. @ 65th, Oakland
Event Type Other
The Black Panther Party galvanized millions of African Americans against police repression and brutality, upholding the right of armed self-defense. The government launched a campaign of murder, jailings, and disinformation to destroy the BPP. This film documents the Chicago police murder of one of the most charismatic and effective Panther leaders, Illinois Party chapter chairman Fred Hampton.

A fiery orator Hampton was only 20 years old at the time, but his electrifying words and actions were inspiring young Black people to demand respect and to insist that their power and voice be felt.
1971, b&w, 88min.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Dec 9th, 2008 3:01 PM

We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!


donate now

$ 109.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.


Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network