Chicago cops with local officials assassinated the young leader in 1969.

The Chicago home where revolutionary activist Fred Hampton spent his childhood years has received landmark status.

Fred Hampton was only 21 years old when he was killed on Dec. 4, 1969, but his political, social and revolutionary legacy stands the test of time through these 10 quotes.

Mark Clark’s sister remembers her brother and Fred Hampton were killed.

The Chicago police is notoriously corrupt.

At the risk of offending my buddy Dubs—who understandably doesn’t like seeing his government name in print—I’ve gotta reproduce this stellar piece of insight he hit a bunch of us with in an e-mail earlier today.