We Obtained New FBI Documents on How and Why Fred Hampton Was Murdered

FBI files related to the 1969 murder of Fred Hampton, newly obtained by Jacobin, shed light on two key aspects of the bureau’s anti–Black Panthers operation: one, FBI informant William O’Neal was more vital — beyond helping murder Hampton — than previously understood. Two, sabotaging the Panthers’ ability to work with other organizations was an explicit FBI goal.

Source: We Obtained New FBI Documents on How and Why Fred Hampton Was Murdered

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