Fred Hampton

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Birthday
30, 1948
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 4, 1969 (21)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1948
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 4, 1969 (21)

About

Deputy Chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party who organized young African Americans for the NAACP.

Before Fame

He wanted to play center field for the New York Yankees before enrolling at Triton Junior College in nearby River Grove, Illinois, where he majored in pre-law.

Trivia

He was killed while sleeping in his apartment during a raid by a tactical unit of the Cook County, Illinois State’s Attorney’s Office , in conjunction with the Chicago Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Family Life

He lived with his wife, Debora Hampton.

Associated With

Kendrick Lamar referred to him in his song "HiiiPower."