Hampton, Fred, Jr., Chairman, 1969-
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Abstract This episode covers the police shootings of Tamir Rice and Jacob Blake, and contains criticism of the U.S. government’s response, or lack thereof, to violent white supremacists, especially in contrast to the reaction to demonstrations led by Black communities. The episode also covers the shortcomings of electoral strategies, and the connections between the legacy of slavery in the U.S. to the modern way the state runs prisons, their police forces, and imperialist endeavors overseas. Four...
Abstract On this episode, Chairman Fred and the Lady of Rage discuss various active programs of the Black Panther Cubs, the imprisonment of Orlando Watley, political education, propaganda, and firsthand experiences with political imprisonment. Melvin Farmer calls in to discuss gang violence and mass incarceration. Kanahus Manuel calls in to discuss the Peace and Dignity Journey prayer run and the territorial liberation movement for Indigenous communities. Three other callers discuss the Stop the...
Abstract Chairman Fred and the Lady of Rage discuss the making of the film Judas and the Black Messiah, and how that project connects to saving the Hampton House, Chairman Fred Hampton Sr.’s childhood home. The hosts also cover the limits of electoral strategy in making political change, the impossible choice the Black community has between two evils, the prison industrial complex and C number prisoners in Illinois, the #MeToo movement, and international struggles against U.S. imperialism in places...
Abstract This episode focuses on the importance of political education and the understanding of revolutionary and People’s history in organizing efforts in the Black community. Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. and the Lady of Rage discuss the educational foundation of the Black Panther Party Cubs and the Prisoners of Conscience Committee (POCC), the Rainbow Coalition, and the fallacy of Black on Black Crime. The hosts speak to Brother Fleetwood, author of Hip Hop Tried 2 Kill Me, as well as the family...