On December 4th 1969, a 21 year old man was assassinated by the status quo, because the powers that be wanted him gone in order to, 'prevent the rise of a messiah who could unify, and electrify, the black nationalist movement.'

That man was Fred Hampton, and the status quo, was the Chicago Police Department working on behalf of a covert program called COINTELPRO. That program is an abbreviation for counter-intelligence-program, was conducted by the FBI to initially monitor and pressure leaders of American political organizations to coerce compliance, then later assassinate those they deemed threats. Most notably assassinating who they labeled Black Nationalists.

That's the factual history, and this this interview serves as an abridged version of the definitive book cataloging the history of one individual murdered during this program, titled, "The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther" ( link below ).

This interview is with the author Jeffrey Haas, an attorney and activist, who defended Fred Hampton and sought to get him justice, while along the way, uncovering COINTELPRO's involvement in the raid that murdered Fred Hampton.