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  • [Power to the People raw: interviews with Deborah Johnson and Bobby Rush]

    [Power to the People raw: interviews with Deborah Johnson and Bobby Rush]

    This video features camera original interviews with Deborah Johnson, December 4th Committee, and member, Black Panther Party in 1969, as well as then-Alderman Bobby Rush, who was also the former Deputy Minister of Defense of the Black Panther Party. The footage was shot for “Power to the People” [1989 | 26 minutes], which was made for the December 4th Committee at Kartemquin Films. Director, Peter Kuttner.“Power to the People” speaks to Black, Latino and White activists who worked with and […]

  • Right On: A Friend Remembers Fred Hampton

    Right On: A Friend Remembers Fred Hampton

    “Right On: A Friend Remembers Fred Hampton” [1989 |18 minutes] Veteran community activist Jorja English Palmer [1930-2005] talks of the events of 1948-1969 which led Fred Hampton to the leadership of the Illinois Black Panther Party and to his murder by Chicago police as part of the FBI’s secret counter intelligence program – COINTELPRO.

  • Power to the People

    Power to the People

    “Power to the People” [1989 | 26 minutes] This film was made for the December 4th Committee at Kartemquin Films. Director, Peter Kuttner. “Power to the People” speaks to Black, Latino and White activists who worked with and were influenced by Fred Hampton and the Illinois Black Panther Party. They recall the late 1960s and how the Panther experience still affects their current community work. In doing so, they tell the story of the IL Party and the murder and […]

  • Murder of Fred Hampton, reel 1

    Murder of Fred Hampton, reel 1

    Documentary about the death of Fred Hampton, chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party. The film started out as a simple portrait of Hampton and features lots of footage of his powerful speeches. However, in 1969, Hampton was murdered in his bed at the Panther headquarters by the Chicago police. The event was extremely controversial as the police and the Black Panthers told drastically different versions of the events. The film became instrumental in proving the Panthers’ story that the police broke in to headquarters without warning and killed Hampton without resistance.

  • Murder of Fred Hampton, reel 2

    Murder of Fred Hampton, reel 2

    Documentary about the death of Fred Hampton, chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party. The film started out as a simple portrait of Hampton and features lots of footage of his powerful speeches. However, in 1969, Hampton was murdered in his bed at the Panther headquarters by the Chicago police. The event was extremely controversial as the police and the Black Panthers told drastically different versions of the events. The film became instrumental in proving the Panthers’ story that the police broke in to headquarters without warning and killed Hampton without resistance.

  • [Black Panther headquarters, 10 years after the murder of Fred Hampton]

    [Black Panther headquarters, 10 years after the murder of Fred Hampton]

    B-roll of house exterior of the former headquarters of the Black Panther Party at 2337 W Monroe in Chicago, which was the site of the murder of Chairman Fred Hampton by the Chicago Police.

 
 
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