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Free 'Em All Radio with Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. and the Lady of Rage 2022-01-12, 2022-01-12



This episode is a rebroadcast from August 8th, 2016. In this episode, Chairman Fred Hampton Jr., the Lady of Rage, and callers discuss police brutality against the black community, the difference between reactionary times and the revolutionary times, and the killing of Korryn Gaines. Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. also discussed the the dynamic of race and sovereignty, and explores the contradictions in the law. There are seven callers to the show that commented on the Black Panther Party Cubs, Triple C's, the Korryn Gaines killings, and support for someone wrongly inprisoned.


  • 2022-01-12


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 Party 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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Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. and The Lady of Rage

Date of episode: January 12, 2021

Project: Free ‘Em All Radio Collection

Callers: Unnamed first caller, Destiny, C from Tennessee, Aleia, Yamika?, Melvin Farmer, Unnamed sixth caller, and Tanisha


00:00:05 -- Intro music: “Big Bad Lady” by the Lady of Rage

00:05:18 -- Host self-introduction and opening up call lines

00:07:10 -- Overview of the show: discussing revolutionary times versus reactionary times, answering calls, Lionel V. Gibson case

00:08:17 -- Chairman discusses police brutality and the conducive political climate

00:11:06 -- Chairman discusses class peace

00:14:06 -- Returned to the political climate discussion and how the United States administration does not acknowledge the black community

00:17:05 -- Chairman discusses the concept of reactionary times versus the current revolutionary times 00:19:10 -- Chairman explains how politics have been given the white eye. Politics have been brought to the communities in ways that they cannot connect to it

The state and police are lying to the communities

00:25:14 -- Encouraged calls and community checks

00:28:08 -- Unnamed first caller from Las Vegas and Chairman advocate for Black Panther Party program

00:29:00 -- First caller introduces another caller named Destiny who is a part of the Triple C’s

00:31:09 -- First caller came on again thanking the Chairman and Lady Rage

00:35:54 -- Lady of Rage discusses the murder of black women murdered by the police: Korryn Gaines; Tanisha Anderson case over; Rekia Boyd in Chicago; Aiyana Stanley case; Terika Wilson

00:39:32 -- Lady of Rage continued conversation about changed climate and accountability from police officers; overview of Lionel V. Gibson case

00:44:44 -- Chairman continues conversation about police brutality and how it is all related to the system that oppresses black individuals

00:46:24 -- Intentionally disrupted infrastructure in Ghana and the black communities

00:49:00 -- Politics transcends generational, gender, and geographical lines. Explains how history can be correlated to things currently going on in today’s political climate

00:49:58 -- Chairman explains story of Hitler allowing Jewish athletes into the Olympics as a token and correlates it how the oppressors will choose individuals they find more palatable to represent certain communities

00:54:30 -- Third caller C from Tennessee talks about the difficulty of watching a video of a black woman who was instructing her son to be strong to then be later killed by a police officer

00:56:42 -- Chairman describes how there is resistance within the black communities against the injustice

00:59:15 -- The difference between revolution versus war; Chairman discussed how resistance in gender and generations

01:05:10 -- Discusses political comedy; story about Jerry Springer’s mother telling him to be careful of who makes a joke about your community

01:07:12 -- Fourth caller Aleia talks about Korryn Gaines defending herself using laws and the negative comments from a video she posted about Korryn. She relates what she saw of Korryn Gaines to resistance to slavery from history.

01:11:15 -- Chairman discussed the dynamic of race and sovereignty; Story of former Mayor Daley Sr. involvement with the 1919 race riots

01:15:18 -- Explains how contradictions of laws need to be exposed. Uses example of slavery laws

01:19:08 -- Lady of Rage furthers conversation of Korryn Gaines and the importance of video documentation

01:21:22 -- Chairman discusses how there are situations where people cannot relate until they are in them; uses examples of Diamond Reynolds, slaves jumping from ships and concentration camps

01:24:33 -- Discusses state validation

01:28:54 -- Returns to conversation about exposing contradictions

01:34:28 -- Fifth caller 703 Yamika? discusses Korryn Gaines children and the unnamed man in the room. Connects it to 1970-1980 MOVE organization and the children, Wako, and Somalia

01:38:25 -- Caller continues conversation about sovereignty

01:41:00 -- Chairman examines the aftermath of war and what happens to the children. Connects it to a war tactic of the victors creating a community of the conquered children who can then relate to the victors.

01:44:15 -- Lady of Rage discusses the trauma the children of Korryn Gaines and the children of the MOVE organization

01:46:57 -- Fifth caller Melvin Farmer, civil rights activist. Weighed in on Korryn Gaines case and discuss the suicide by police law and other laws

01:52:17 -- Fifth caller continues about the California three-strikes law implemented by the Clintons

01:56:18 -- Unnamed sixth caller asking for support to free Brother Johnson in prison who was unrightly imprisoned by police

01:59:18 -- Chairman reiterates situation and how police use the system to their advantage

02:03:57 -- Final caller Tanisha from Las Vegas continues discussion about Korryn Gaines and important to react in revolutionary manners

02:05:19 -- Lady of Rage encourages those that have the same spirit of Korryn Gaines and those struggling

02:06:11 -- Co-host gives closing comments and thanks everyone that called

02:08:20 -- Outro music: “Neva (Remix)” by Scarface & Fred Hampton Jr.

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