Save the Hampton House Campaign
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract In the first episode of 2020, Chairman Fred Hampton Jr., the Lady of Rage, and callers review major events in 2019. Hampton talks about the campaign to restore Hampton House and mentions an update to the disappearance of Kierra Coles in 2018. He discusses discriminatory policing, failures of the Chicago Transit Authority, and unequal distribution of resources in the city. A man and his nephew call in to ask Chairman Fred’s opinion about violence within Black communities and how it distracts...
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 is the first episode recorded after the release of Judas and the Black Messiah, a movie about William O’Neal and his infiltration of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party in order to aid in the assassination fo Chairman Fred Hampton Sr. Chairman Fred and the Lady of Rage take calls from several listeners who speak about the birthday of Huey P. Newton, the murder of Tyrone West, the Texas power outages, how to establish a chapter of the Black Panther Cubs, and purging...
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...