- About Fred Hampton
Full name: Fred Hampton
Also known as: Fred Hampton, Hampton, Fred
Education: Proviso East High School
Professions: American activist
Work: The Murder of Fred Hampton
- Fred Hampton Known for
Deputy Chairman Illinois chapter Black Panther Party
- Fred Hampton Death information
Died: Thursday, 4th of December, 1969 (Age: 21)
- Fred Hampton Biography
Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969) was an African-American activist, chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP), and deputy chairman of the national BPP. He was murdered while sleeping at his apartment during a raid by a tactical unit of the Cook County, Illinois State's Attorney's Office (SAO), in conjunction with the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Hampton's murder was chronicled in the documentary film The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971) as well as an episode of the critically acclaimed documentary series Eyes on the Prize.
- Fred Hampton Family
Siblings: Son: Fred Hampton, Jr.