Closes with an excerpt of a speech by Chairman Fred, explaining why he would rather die a revolutionary than live being subjected to injustice.
In the 1960’s, COINTELPRO’s targets frequently included civil rights activists, both those who espoused non-violence, like Martin Luther King, and those that Hoover referred to as “black nationalist hate groups,” like the Black Panthers.
It’s stellar work that will be talked about for some time.
While the story of Hampton’s death is fairly well known, O’Neal’s involvement in the matter is often oddly overlooked.
“Black people need some peace, white people need some peace, and we’re gonna have to fight, we’re gonna have to struggle, we’re gonna have to struggle relentlessly to bring about some peace, because the people that we’re asking for peace, they’re a bunch of megalomaniac warmongers and they don’t even understand what peace means.”
― Fred Hampton
You can kill a freedom fighter but you can’t kill freedom,” declares Daniel Kaluuya echoing the words of Fred Hampton.