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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of Fred Hampton. We want to honor his life, sacrifices, and highlight the ongoing oppression that was addressed effectively by Fred Hampton.

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Fred Hampton rose to prominence as an effective leader and skilled orator with his work in the NAACP. At the time the Black Panther Party was proliferating throughout the US and drawing in disenfranchised black working class people into their organization. Image
In 1968 Fred moved to Chicago and joined the newly formed chapter of the BPP. In Chicago, Fred was personally responsible for bringing class consciousness to and uniting the street gangs of Chicago. Image
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1/8 My favorite #quote by #JosephStalin, which explains the scientific, #DialecticalMaterialist explanation of true freedom in material reality, not just as an abstract ideal. #StalinIsBack #StalinLives #JVStalin #Stalin #StalinQuote #StalinQuotes #Truth #MELS #MarxismLeninism
2/8 Having an #objective, #rational, #ScientificSocialist, #Dialectical, & #Materialist viewpoint allows us to accurately see & evaluate & analyze #Truth & #Reality as they truly materially exist in this universe.
3/8 An idealistic, dogmatic viewpoint, which capitalists have, however, makes one irrational enough to 'see' freedom where freedom stays trapped on a piece of paper while people are oppressed in their actual lived lives.
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