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Free 'Em All Radio with Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. and the Lady of Rage 2021-02-03, 2021-02-03



This episode contains discussion of institutional memory within the American context, the attempted siege of the Capitol on January 6, 2021, Black Panther Party history, the impacts of imprisonment on the individual, and the inspiration behind a new song from Don P. Ramsey Orta calls in to discuss his experience with the state and the police after filming the murder of Eric Gardner by New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo. Chairman Fred and the Lady of Rage also discuss the film Judas and the Black Messiah, and its desired impact.


  • 2021-02-03


Biographical / Historical

Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. is the son of Fred Hampton and Akua Njeri (formerly known as Deborah Johnson). Chairman Fred has been organizing for the liberation of the People for decades as the leader of the Black Panther Cubs and one of the main driving forces behind defending Fred Hampton’s childhood home, the Hampton House.

Biographical / Historical

Robin Yvette Allen, known by her stage name Lady of Rage, is a rapper and actress whose career spans decades. She has been co-hosting Free ‘Em All Radio since 2016.


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00:00:04 -- Intro music

00:16:40 -- Chairman Fred Hampton Sr. speech

00:22:04 -- Host intros

00:27:00 -- Financial dynamics to discourage Black people from seeking political education

00:28:50 -- American culture of forgetting difficult history

00:30:25 -- Judas and the Black Messiah

00:30:53 -- First caller, Abdul Hawk

00:33:30 -- Jan. 6 siege of the Capitol

00:35:33 -- Black History Month

00:36:05 -- Demand for reparations

00:36:45 -- Political prisoners, One Prisoner One Contact program

00:39:25 -- Save The Hampton House campaign

00:40:38 -- Hampton House music video shoot

00:41:11 -- Black Panther Party history

00:42:45 -- Inspiration behind new song from the artist, Don P

00:53:50 -- Prison experiences and the impacts of captivity

00:59:48 -- Second caller, Ramsey Orta; Eric Garner case; experiences in prison

01:05:27 -- Case against Ramsey Orta’s mother

01:21:19 -- Interview with German outlet and united front building

01:22:20 -- Desired impact of Judas and the Black Messiah

01:23:40 -- Filming police and body cams

01:27:40 -- Rodney King trial remarks

01:28:54 -- Judas and the Black Messiah

01:42:48 -- Third caller, Shobody (?)

01:58:49 -- Outro music

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